97/28. Functioning of the Coordinating Committee on Health

 

The Executive Board

1.        Takes note of the proposed draft terms of reference of the WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA Coordinating Committee on Health as contained in document DP/FPA/1997/17;

2.        Recommends that the WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA Coordinating Committee on Health meet as soon as possible to discuss its functioning, including proposed amendments to its terms of reference, taking fully into account the core programme areas of the United Nations Population Fund, as well as substantive issues common to the mandates of the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund and the United Nations Population Fund;

3.        Calls upon the secretariats of the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund and the United Nations Population Fund to facilitate the convening of such a meeting;

4.        Recommends that any agreed amendments made to the proposed draft terms of reference be submitted to the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme and of the United Nations Population Fund for its consideration;

5.        Requests the President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme and of the United Nations Population Fund to convey the present decision to the President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund and the Chairman of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization.

 

19 September 1997