10. Matters for information

10.1 Reports of advisory bodies

• Expert committees and study groups

In compliance with Regulation 4.23 of the Regulations for Expert Advisory Panels and Committees, the Director-General submits to the Board for its consideration a report on meetings of expert committees and study groups, including a summary of the recommendations contained in the reports of expert committees and observations on their significance for public health policies and implications for the Organization’s programmes.

  • Documents EB130/34Report on meetings of expert committees and study groups 
  • Document EB130/34 Add.1 Reports of advisory bodies. Expert committees and study groups. Expert advisory panels and committees and their membership

10.2 Progress reports

Health systems and research

A. Health system strengthening (resolutions WHA64.9, WHA64.8, WHA63.27, WHA62.12 and WHA60.27)

B. WHO’s role and responsibilities in health research (resolution WHA63.21)

C. Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and intellectual property (resolution WHA61.21)

Disease eradication, prevention and control

D. Smallpox eradication: destruction of variola virus stocks (resolution WHA60.1). See EB130/35 Add.3   
See TWN Comment on Smallpox Destruction

E. Eradication of dracunculiasis (resolution WHA64.16)

F. Chagas disease: control and elimination (resolution WHA63.20)

G. Viral hepatitis (resolution WHA63.18)

H. Prevention and control of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis (resolution WHA62.15)

I. Cholera: mechanisms for control and prevention (resolution WHA64.15)

J. Control of human African trypanosomiasis (resolution WHA57.2)

K. Global health sector strategy on HIV/AIDS, 2011–2015 (resolution WHA64.14)

L. Prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections: global strategy (resolution WHA59.19)


M. Reproductive health: strategy to accelerate progress towards the attainment of international development goals and targets (resolution WHA57.12)

N. Advancing food safety initiatives (resolution WHA63.3)

O. Climate change and health (resolutions EB124.R5 and WHA61.19)

P. Partnerships (resolution WHA63.10)

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