WHA 65 (21-26 May, 2012)

Full Report by WHO Watch on the 65th World Health Assembly now available

See Document A65/1 Provisional agenda.  
See WHO WHA65 Documents site (periodically updated)
See WHO Watchers' Day Reports
See Full Report

Health Assembly

1. Opening of the Health Assembly 
1.1 Appointment of the Committee on Credentials 
1.2 Election of the President 
1.3 Election of the five Vice-Presidents, the Chairmen  of the main committees, and establishment of the General Committee 
1.4 Adoption of the agenda and allocation of items to the main committees (Document A65/1)
2. Report of the Executive Board on its 129th, 130th and special sessions (A65/2).  See also WHO Watch Reports EB129, EB130 & EBSS
3. Address by Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General (A65/3)
4. Director-General (Doc A65/INF.DOC./1)
4.1 Appointment (Document EB130/2012/REC/1, resolution EB130.R4)
4.2 Approval of contract (A65/4, A65/4 Rev.1 and EB130/2012/REC/1, resolution EB130.R5) 
5. Invited speaker 
6. Admission of new Members and Associate Members (South Sudan, see Doc A65/41
7. Executive Board: election 
8. Awards 
9. Reports of the main committees (rom Committee A (A65/50, 54, 55, 58) and Committee B (A65/53, 56, 57)    
10. Closure of the Health Assembly 

Committee A 

11. Opening of the Committee
13. Technical and health matters 
• Outcomes of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and the First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Noncommunicable Disease Control 
• Options and a timeline for strengthening and facilitating multisectoral action for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases through partnership

• Implementation of the global strategy for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases and the action plan 

• Maternal, infant and young child nutrition 
– Draft comprehensive implementation plan 
– Status of implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and the relevant resolutions of the Health Assembly, on progress in the consideration of matters referred to the Codex Alimentarius 
• Nutrition of women in the preconception period, during pregnancy and breastfeeding period 
• Progress in the achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals and global health goals after 2015 
– Accelerated progress towards achievement of Millennium Development Goal 4 to reduce child mortality: prevention and treatment of pneumonia 
– Reduction of perinatal and neonatal mortality 
• Implementation of the recommendations of the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health 

Committee B 

14. Opening of the Committee
15. Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan (Document A65/27 and A65/27 Rev.1. also A65/INF.DOC./2A65/INF.DOC./3)
16.1 Programme budget 2010–2011: performance assessment
16.2 Financial report and audited financial statements for the period 1 January 2010–31 December 2011
16.3 Status of collection of assessed contributions, including Member States in arrears in the payment of their contributions to an extent that would justify invoking Article 7 of the Constitution 
16.4 Special arrangements for settlement of arrears
16.5 Assessment of new Members and Associate Members
17.1 Report of the External Auditor
17.2 Report of the Internal Auditor
18.1 Human resources: annual report
18.2 Report of the International Civil Service Commission
18.3 Amendments to the Staff Regulations and Staff Rules
18.4 Appointment of representatives to the WHO Staff Pension Committee 
19.1 Election of the Director-General of the World Health Organization: report of the Working Group 
19.2 Agreements with intergovernmental organizations 
20. Collaboration within the United Nations system and  with other intergovernmental organizations (Document A65/39)
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