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CHAPTER IX
HEALTH
2 . Protocol concerning the Office international d'hygiène publique
New York, 22 July 1946 1
Entry into force
:
20 October 1947, in accordance with article 7.
Registration :
20 October 1947, No. 125
Status :
Signatories : 42. Parties : 55
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 9, p. 3.
Participant 2, 3
Signature
Definitive signature(s), Acceptance(A), Succession(d)
Afghanistan
  19 Apr 1948 A
Albania
  22 Jul 1946 s
Argentina
22 Jul 1946
22 Oct 1948 A
Australia
22 Jul 1946
 8 May 1947 A
Austria
  22 Jul 1946 s
Belarus
  22 Jul 1946 s
Belgium
22 Jul 1946
25 Jun 1948 A
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  22 Jul 1946 s
Brazil
22 Jul 1946
 2 Jun 1948 A
Bulgaria
  22 Jul 1946 s
Canada
22 Jul 1946
29 Aug 1946 A
Chile
22 Jul 1946
 
China 4
  22 Jul 1946 s
Colombia
  22 Jul 1946 s
Costa Rica
  22 Jul 1946 s
Cuba
22 Jul 1946
 9 May 1950 A
Denmark
22 Jul 1946
21 Apr 1947 A
Dominican Republic
22 Jul 1946
 
Ecuador
22 Jul 1946
 
Egypt
22 Jul 1946
16 Dec 1947 A
Ethiopia
22 Jul 1946
11 Apr 1947 A
Finland
  22 Jul 1946 s
France
22 Jul 1946
 
Greece
22 Jul 1946
12 Mar 1948 A
Guatemala
22 Jul 1946
26 Aug 1949 A
Haiti
22 Jul 1946
12 Aug 1947 A
Honduras
22 Jul 1946
 8 Apr 1949 A
Hungary
19 Feb 1947
17 Jun 1948 A
India
22 Jul 1946
12 Jan 1948 A
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
22 Jul 1946
27 Jan 1947 A
Iraq
22 Jul 1946
23 Sep 1947 A
Ireland
22 Jul 1946
20 Oct 1947 A
Italy
22 Jul 1946
11 Apr 1947 A
Japan
  11 Dec 1951 A
Jordan
  22 Jul 1946 s
Lebanon
22 Jul 1946
 
Liberia
22 Jul 1946
 
Luxembourg
22 Jul 1946
 3 Jun 1949 A
Mexico
22 Jul 1946
 7 Apr 1948 A
Myanmar
   1 Jul 1948 A
Netherlands
22 Jul 1946
25 Apr 1947 A
New Zealand 5
22 Jul 1946
10 Dec 1946 A
Nicaragua
22 Jul 1946
 
Norway
22 Jul 1946
18 Aug 1947 A
Pakistan
  23 Jun 1948 A
Panama
22 Jul 1946
20 Feb 1951 A
Paraguay
22 Jul 1946
 
Peru
22 Jul 1946
 
Philippines
  22 Jul 1946 s
Poland
  22 Jul 1946 s
Portugal
22 Jul 1946
11 Aug 1948 A
Russian Federation
  22 Jul 1946 s
Saudi Arabia
  22 Jul 1946 s
Serbia 6
  12 Mar 2001 d
South Africa
22 Jul 1946
19 Mar 1948 A
Sri Lanka
  23 May 1949 A
Sweden
13 Jan 1947
28 Aug 1947 A
Switzerland
22 Jul 1946
26 Mar 1947 A
Syrian Arab Republic
22 Jul 1946
 
Thailand
  22 Jul 1946 s
Turkey
  22 Jul 1946 s
Ukraine
  22 Jul 1946 s
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  22 Jul 1946 s
United States of America
22 Jul 1946
 7 Aug 1947 A
Uruguay
22 Jul 1946
 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
22 Jul 1946
 7 Mar 1949 A
End Note
1.The Constitution was drawn up by the International Health Conference, which had been convened pursuant to resolution l (I) 3 of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, adopted on 15 February 1946. The Conference was held at New York from 19 June to 22 July 1946. In addition to the Constitution, the Conference drew up the Final Act, the Arrangements for the Establishment of an Interim Commission of the World Health Organization and the Protocol concerning the Office international d'hygiène publique , for the text of which, see United Nations, Treaty Series , vol. 9, p. 3.
2.The States parties to the Arrangement for the creation at Paris of an Office international d’hygiène publique, signed at Rome on 9 December 1907, were as follows:

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of ), Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg,  Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay,  and Yugoslavia.

3.Czechoslovakia, who was a participating party to the Arrangement for the creation at Paris of an  Office international d'hygiène publique, had signed and accepted the Protocol on 22 July 1946 and 1 March 1948, respectively. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
4.See note concerning signatures, ratifications, accession, etc. on behalf of China (note 1 under “China” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume).
5.See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
6.The former Yugoslavia had signed and accepted the Protocol on 22 July 1946 and 19 November 1947, respectively. 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.