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A/RES/36/43


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

19 November 1981

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                                               A/RES/36/43
                                               19 November 1981
                                               64th plenary meeting
 
         Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000
 
  The General Assembly,
 
  Recalling its resolution 34/58 of 29 November 1979 concerning health as an
integral part of development,
 
  Noting with approval World Health Assembly resolution WHA 34.36 of 22 May
1981 by which the thirty-fourth Assembly unanimously adopted the Global
Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000,
 
  Considering that the Global Strategy fully reflects the spirit of General
Assembly resolution 34/58,
 
  Considering that peace and security are important conditions for the
preservation and improvement of the health of all people and that co-operation
among nations on vital health issues can contribute substantially to peace,
 
  Noting further that the Global Strategy is based upon the principles of the
Declaration of Alma-Ata on primary health care, which implies an integrated
approach to the solution of health care problems and requires the fullest
support and involvement of all economic and social development sectors,
 
  Recognizing that the implementation of the Global Strategy will constitute a
valuable contribution to the improvement of over-all socio-economic
conditions, and thus to the fulfilment of the International Development
Strategy for the Third United Nations Development Decade,
 
1.  Endorses the Global Strategy for Health for All by the Year 2000 as a
major contribution of Member States to the attainment of the world-wide social
goal of health for all by the year 2000 and to the fulfilment of the
International Development Strategy for the Third United Nations Development
Decade;
 
2.  Urges all Member States to ensure the implementation of the Global
Strategy as part of their multisectoral efforts to implement the provisions
contained in the International Development Strategy;
 
3.  Also urges all Member States to co-operate with one another and with the
World Health Organization to ensure that the necessary international action is
taken to implement the Global Strategy as part of the fulfilment of the
International Development Strategy;
 
4.  Requests all appropriate organizations and bodies of the United Nations
system - including the United Nations Children's Fund, the Food and
Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the International Labour
Organisation, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations
Environment Programme, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization, the United Nations Fund for Population Activities and the World
Bank - to collaborate fully with the World Health Organization in carrying out
the Global Strategy;
 
5.  Requests the Director-General of the World Health Organization to ensure
that measures to implement the Global Strategy are taken into account in the
review and appraisal of the implementation of the International Development
Strategy.