66th Session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas

Washington, D.C., 29 September to 3 October 2014

53rd Directing Council

The Council meets once a year in those years when the Conference does not meet. It acts on behalf of the Conference between sessions of the Conference.

Final Report | Official Documents | Working Documents | Information Documents | Resolutions | Diverse Documents


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 Final Report

- pdf CD53/FR
  - Final Report

Official Documents

  • Official Document 348
    - Final Report of the PAHO Strategic Plan 2008-2013 and End-of-Biennium Assessment of the Program and Budget 2012-2013

  • Official Document 347
    - Financial Report of the Director and Report of the External Auditor for 2013

 Working Documents

  • CD53/1
    -  Agenda

  • pdf CD53/2
    -  Annual Report of the President of the Executive Committee

  • pdf CD53/3, Rev. 113
    - Annual Report of the Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau

  • pdf CD53/4
    - Election of Three Member States to the Executive Committee on the Expiration of the Periods of Office of Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador

  • pdf CD53/5, Rev. 21
    -  Strategy for Universal Access to Health and Universal Health Coverage

  • pdf CD53/6
    -  Plan of Action for Universal Access to Safe Blood

  • pdf CD53/7, Rev. 1 7
    -  Plan of Action on Disabilities and Rehabilitation

  • pdf CD53/8, Rev. 1
    -  Plan of Action on Mental Health

  • CD53/9, Rev. 21
    -  Plan of Action for the Prevention of Obesity in Children and Adolescents

  • CD53/10, Rev. 1 
    -  Plan of Action on Health in All Policies

  • pdf CD53/11
    - Plan of Action for the Prevention of Blindness and Visual Impairment

  • pdf CD53/12
    - Plan of Action for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance

  • pdf CD53/13
    - Strategy on Health-Related Law

  • pdf CD53/14
    - Advancing toward a Regional Position on International Health Regulations

  • pdf CD53/15
    - WHO's Engagement with Non-state Actors (Regional Consultation)

  • pdf CD53/16
    - Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda (Roundtable)

  • CD53/16, Add. I
    - Background Document for the Roundtable

  • CD53/16, Add. II
    - Roundtable on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda: Summary of the Discussion

  • pdf CD53/17
    - Report on the Collection of Assessed Contributions

  • pdf CD53/17, Add. I
    - Report on the Collection of Assessed Contributions

  • pdf CD53/18
    - Status and Authorized Level of the Working Capital Fund

  • pdf CD53/19
    - Status of the Project for Modernization of the PASB Management Information System

  • pdf CD53/20
    - Selection of One Member State from the Region of the Americas Entitled to Designate a Person to Serve on the Joint Coordinating Board of the UNICEF/UNDP/ World Bank/WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)

  • pdf CD53/21
    - Election of Two Members to the Advisory Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME)

  • pdf CD53/22
    - PAHO Award for Administration (2014)

  • pdf CD53/23
    - PAHO Revolving Fund for Vaccine Procurement: Challenges and Opportunities

Information Documents

Resolutions

  • pdf CD53.R1
    - Collection of Assessed Contributions

  • pdf CD53.R2  
    - Plan of Action on Health in all Policies

  • pdf CD53.R3
    - PAHO Strategic Plan 2014-2019 Amended

  • pdf CD53.R4
    - Election of three Member States to the Executive Committee on the Expiration of the periods of office of Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador

  • pdf CD53.R5
    - Election of two Members to the Advisory Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME)

  • pdf CD53.R6
    - Plan of Action for Universal Access to Safe Blood

  • pdf CD53.R7
    - Plan of Action on Mental Health

  • pdf CD53.R8
    - Plan of Action for the Prevention of Blindness and Visual Impairment

  • pdf CD53.R9
    - Plan of Action for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance

  • pdf CD53.R10
    - Status and Authorized Level of the Working Capital Fund

  • pdf CD53.R11
    - Status of the Project for the Modernization of the PASB Management Information System

  • pdf CD53.R12
    - Plan of Action on Disabilities and Rehabilitation

  • pdf CD53.R13
    - Plan of Action for the Prevention of Obesity in Children and Adolescents

  • pdf CD53.R14
    - Strategy for Universal Access to Health and Universal Health Coverage

Diverse Documents

  • pdf CD53/LPP
    -  List of Participants

  • pdf CD53/DIV/1
    - Background Paper for 2014 Regional Committees Update on 2014 Ebola Outbreak

  • pdf CD53/DIV/2
    -  Opening Remarks by the outgoing President of the PAHO Directing Council, Ms. Carina Vance Mafla Minister of Health of Ecuador

  • pdf CD53/DIV/3
    - Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau and Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization

  • pdf CD53/DIV/4
    - Opening Remarks by Hon. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Department of Health and Human Services of the United States of America

  • pdf CD53/DIV/5
    -  Opening Remarks by Ferdinando Regalia, Chief, Social Protection and Health Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

  • pdf CD53/DIV/6
    -  Opening Remarks by Mr. José Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the Organization of American States

  • pdf CD53/DIV/7
     - Remarks by the President of the 53rd Directing Council of PAHO, Dr. Lorenzo Wilfredo Hidalgo, Minister of Health and Social Services of the Dominican Republic

  • pdf CD53/DIV/8
    - Annual Report of the Director 2013-2014: Innovating for Health, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau

  • pdf CD53/DIV/9
    - Message from the First Lady of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Wilma Pastrana Jiménez, to the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization

  • pdf CD53/DIV/10
    - Address by Dr. Miguel Ángel Lezana Fernández upon Receiving the PAHO Award for Administration (2014)

  • pdf CD53/DIV/11
    - Remarks by Dr. Javier Torres-Goitia upon Receiving the Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health (2013)