November 1953
International Organization;Nov53, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p592
Academic Journal
This article presents a summary of the activities of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) as of November 1953. The WHO Executive Board made the following decisions with regard to the Sixth World Health Assembly: the topic for discussions at the Seventh Assembly should be public health problems in rural areas, the discussions should be continued on an informal basis and should be limited to a total period of not more than two working days, and the Director-General was requested to take appropriate action to prepare the technical discussions in accordance with this decision. A committee of international medical experts met in Rome to prepare a world program of research on poliomyelitis.


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