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    Subcommittee A to meet in Baghdad,12 to 18 October
    The Fifth Session of Subcommittee A of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean will open on Sunday, October 12, at Goumhouriya Hall, Baghdad.

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    Subcommittee A to meet in Baghdad,12 to 18 October
    The Fifth Session of Subcommittee A of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean will open on Sunday, October 12, at Goumhouriya Hall, Baghdad. This Session is scheduled to continue until October 18 and will be attended by representatives of the following Governments: Ethiopia, France, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Republic, United Kingdom and Yemen.

    The United Nations Organization, its specialized agencies and several international groups interested in health, including the Arab League, will also be represented.

    The Subcommittee A will review the activities of WHO in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in 1957-58. These activities, which were summarized by Dr. A. H. Taba. Director of the Regional Office, in the report he will submit to the Subcommittee, include a total of more than 130 projects undertaken in some fifteen countries and territories.

    The Subcommittee will also draw up a proposed programme and budget for 1959-1960.

    Furthermore, the bilharziasis problem which is becoming more acute in various countries of the Eastern Mediterranean where irrigation is being extended to new areas, will be the subject of informal technical discussions organized during this session.

    The outgoing Chairman, Dr. Hafez Amin, Under-Secretary of State for Health (Egypt) will preside over the inaugural meeting, at which electing will take place for this 5th Sessions's Chairman. The subsequent meetings will be held at Amana Hall, Baghdad.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9U3YNC0KU1BL0XYZS20BTTSGA
    Media URN:
    VLVA9U3YNC0KU1BL0XYZS20BTTSGA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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