WHO: 134th WHO Executive Board session

WHO: Executive Board appoints Regional Directors
21 January 2014
The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 134th session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh as the new WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia and reappointed Dr Shin Young-soo as the WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific.
Full text:   | GENEVA – The http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2014/eb-20140121/en/index.html

Speech: Report by the Director-General to the Executive Board at its 134th Session
WHO Director-General addresses the Executive Board
Dr Margaret Chan
Director-General of the World Health Organization
20 January 2014
Full text: http://www.who.int/dg/speeches/2014/executive-board-opening/en/index.html

WHO: 134th WHO Executive Board session
Date: 20–25 January 2014
Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Selected Documentation
Agenda
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Main documents
EB134/13 Global vaccine action plan

EB134/31 Access to essential medicines

EB134/33 Pandemic influenza preparedness: sharing of influenza viruses and access to vaccines and other benefits – Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework

EB134/34 Smallpox eradication: destruction of variola virus stocks

EB134/35 Poliomyelitis: intensification of the global eradication initiative

EB134/54 Contributing to social and economic development: sustainable action across sectors to improve health and health equity (follow up of the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion)

Conference Papers
EB134/CONF./3 Biological medicines: access to medicines and ensuring safety, quality and efficacy

EB134/CONF./4 Rev.1 Global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015

EB134/CONF./8 Rev.1 Contributing to social and economic development: sustainable action across sectors to improve health and health equity (follow-up of the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion)

EB134/CONF./9 Health intervention and technology assessment in support of universal health coverage

EB134/CONF./10 The role of the health system in addressing violence, in particular against women and girls

EB134/CONF./14 Access to essential medicines