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CHAPTER IX
HEALTH
1 .b Amendment to article 7 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization
Geneva, 20 May 1965
Not yet in force
:
see article 73 of the Constitution which reads as follows: "1. Texts of proposed amendments to this Constitution shall be communicated by the Director-General to Members at least six months in advance of their consideration by the Health Assembly. Amendments shall come into force for all Members when adopted by a two-thirds vote of the Health Assembly and accepted by two-thirds of the Members in accordance with their respective constitutional processes.".
Status :
Parties : 98
Text :
World Health Assembly resolution 18.48;  Official Records of the World Health Organization , No. 143, p. 32.
Note :
The amendment to article 7 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization  was adopted by the Eighteenth World Health Assembly by resolution WHA 18.48 of  20 May 1965.
Participant 1, 2
Acceptance(A)
Afghanistan
16 Nov 1966 A
Algeria
27 May 1966 A
Andorra
30 Apr 2001 A
Austria
15 Sep 2005 A
Bahrain
25 Jun 1975 A
Bangladesh
24 Mar 2000 A
Barbados
 3 Jul 1967 A
Belize
10 Oct 2003 A
Benin
 2 Feb 1966 A
Bhutan
14 Apr 1999 A
Botswana
 4 Oct 2004 A
Brazil
 9 May 2002 A
Bulgaria
26 Jan 1973 A
Burkina Faso
 6 May 1966 A
Burundi
11 May 1970 A
Cameroon
 5 Sep 1967 A
Central African Republic
30 Dec 1970 A
Chad
15 Dec 1998 A
Colombia
29 Jan 2008 A
Cook Islands
14 Feb 2000 A
Costa Rica
15 Jun 1967 A
Côte d'Ivoire
 6 Dec 1965 A
Croatia
29 Jun 2000 A
Cuba
17 Jun 1975 A
Cyprus
29 Jul 2002 A
Czech Republic
12 Nov 2002 A
Djibouti
30 Mar 2005 A
Dominica
13 Aug 1998 A
Dominican Republic
13 Dec 1965 A
Egypt
20 Jul 1966 A
Estonia
 9 Mar 2005 A
Ethiopia
19 Sep 1966 A
Fiji
 9 Feb 1999 A
France
 5 Oct 2000 A
Ghana
 9 Feb 1966 A
Greece
 7 Dec 1998 A
Guinea
22 Dec 1965 A
Iceland
29 May 2002 A
India
10 May 1966 A
Iraq
12 Feb 1968 A
Jamaica
28 Sep 1970 A
Jordan
11 May 1970 A
Kuwait
11 May 1966 A
Lebanon
 5 Feb 1968 A
Liberia
16 Sep 2005 A
Madagascar
26 Nov 1965 A
Maldives
10 Jul 1968 A
Mali
18 Oct 1966 A
Malta
29 Mar 2000 A
Mauritania
26 Oct 1965 A
Mauritius
 8 Apr 1969 A
Mexico
20 Jun 2001 A
Monaco
 5 Nov 2003 A
Mongolia
 5 Oct 1971 A
Morocco
 2 Mar 1967 A
Mozambique
 9 Jul 1998 A
Myanmar
 8 Mar 1966 A
Namibia
21 Sep 2004 A
Nepal
22 Aug 2003 A
New Zealand 3
16 Jun 2000 A
Niger
 9 May 1966 A
Nigeria
30 Jun 1966 A
Niue
12 Oct 1998 A
Oman
25 Jun 1971 A
Pakistan
 8 Jul 1966 A
Palau
 7 Oct 2003 A
Panama
16 Aug 2004 A
Peru
20 Jun 1967 A
Philippines
20 Nov 1967 A
Poland
19 Feb 1971 A
Portugal
 7 Jan 2005 A
Qatar
21 Jun 1999 A
Russian Federation
 2 Feb 1972 A
Rwanda
 5 Jan 1966 A
Samoa
19 Aug 1998 A
San Marino
28 Oct 1980 A
Saudi Arabia
26 May 1967 A
Senegal
 7 Jul 1966 A
Serbia
28 Dec 2004 A
Seychelles
 6 Oct 2004 A
Sierra Leone
 3 Mar 1966 A
Slovakia
11 May 2005 A
Somalia
26 Apr 1971 A
Spain
26 Sep 2001 A
Sudan
12 May 1999 A
Syrian Arab Republic
 2 Jun 1966 A
Thailand
22 Jul 1998 A
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
 9 Mar 1999 A
Togo
15 Dec 1998 A
Trinidad and Tobago
 2 Dec 1965 A
Tunisia
 9 Mar 1966 A
Uganda
26 May 1999 A
United Republic of Tanzania
17 Aug 1966 A
Uruguay
 7 Nov 2007 A
Uzbekistan
23 Apr 2004 A
Viet Nam
 4 Jun 1999 A
Yemen
18 Oct 2002 A
Zambia
22 Nov 1965 A
End Note
1.The former Yugoslavia had accepted the amendments on 29 March 1966. See also note 1 under “Bosnia and Herzegovina", "Croatia", "former Yugoslavia", "Slovenia", "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" and "Yugoslavia"  in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
2.The German Democratic Republic had accepted the amendment on 21 February 1974.  See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
3.See note 1 under “New Zealand” regarding Tokelau in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.