CHAPTER IX
HEALTH
1gAmendments to articles 24 and 25 of the Constitution of the World Health OrganizationGeneva, 12 May 198611 July 1994, in accordance with article 73 of the Constitution, for all Members of the World Health Organization*.11 July 1994, No. 221Parties*United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 1788, p. 370; Resolution <a href="/doc/source/docs/WHA39_R6_eng.pdf" target="_blank">WHA39.6</a>, doc. <a href="/doc/source/docs/WHA39_Div-6_eng.pdf" target="_blank">WHA39/1986/REC/1</a>, p. 3.The amendments to articles 24 and 25 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization were adopted by the Thirty-ninth World Health Assembly by resolution WHA 39.6 of 12 May 1986. In accordance with article 73 of the Constitution, amendments 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. Following is the list of States which have accepted the amendments prior to the entry into force of the amendments. *See chapter IX.1 for the complete list of Participants, Members of the World Health Organization, for which the above amendments are in force, pursuant to article 73 of the Constitution.
ParticipantAcceptance(A)Afghanistan 7 Dec 1989 AAustralia25 Feb 1987 ABahamas 2 Jun 1987 ABahrain21 Jun 1991 ABangladesh18 May 1994 ABarbados 2 Nov 1993 ABelarus16 Feb 1993 ABelgium 5 Feb 1987 ABhutan23 Oct 1990 ABolivia (Plurinational State of)18 Mar 1992 ABosnia and Herzegovina16 Jul 1993 ABotswana10 Jan 1992 ABrunei Darussalam 4 Mar 1987 ABulgaria 4 May 1994 ABurkina Faso 1 Apr 1992 ACambodia17 Nov 1993 ACameroon15 Oct 1987 AChad26 May 1993 AChina<superscript>1,2</superscript> 4 Dec 1986 AColombia24 Sep 1993 ACongo13 Jul 1993 ACook Islands 2 Jan 1990 ACôte d'Ivoire30 Apr 1993 ACroatia11 Feb 1993 ACyprus18 Jan 1990 ADenmark 8 Jul 1991 ADjibouti 2 Jun 1993 ADominica 1 Mar 1990 AEcuador14 Apr 1993 AEgypt10 Sep 1990 AEl Salvador13 Jan 1994 AEswatini10 Dec 1991 AEthiopia 4 Dec 1990 AFiji23 Oct 1989 AFinland19 Dec 1986 AFrance17 Mar 1987 AGabon20 May 1987 AGermany<superscript>3,4</superscript>15 Sep 1987 AGhana 4 Oct 1991 AGreece23 Jan 1991 AGrenada31 Dec 1991 AGuinea27 Dec 1991 AGuinea-Bissau 7 Nov 1991 AHonduras 9 Jan 1991 AHungary 2 Jun 1992 AIceland 2 Apr 1991 AIndia12 Dec 1988 AIndonesia 6 Jul 1988 AIran (Islamic Republic of)22 Oct 1990 AIraq20 Mar 1990 AIreland 6 Oct 1993 AJamaica 4 Dec 1986 AJapan23 Jun 1987 AJordan26 Mar 1987 AKiribati11 May 1988 AKuwait27 Apr 1987 ALao People's Democratic Republic 5 Apr 1988 ALatvia19 Apr 1993 ALebanon 9 Sep 1993 ALithuania11 Mar 1993 ALuxembourg29 Sep 1987 AMadagascar24 Nov 1986 AMalaysia29 Sep 1988 AMaldives26 Oct 1990 AMalta23 Jan 1990 AMarshall Islands12 Jul 1993 AMauritius23 Apr 1993 AMexico17 Feb 1989 AMicronesia (Federated States of)13 Mar 1992 AMonaco22 Feb 1990 AMongolia26 Mar 1993 AMorocco 2 Mar 1987 AMozambique 8 Oct 1991 AMyanmar17 Nov 1993 ANamibia11 Nov 1991 ANepal30 Aug 1990 ANetherlands<superscript>5</superscript> 6 Nov 1987 ANew Zealand<superscript>6</superscript>30 Dec 1986 ANicaragua14 Apr 1994 ANigeria 3 Jan 1991 ANiue11 Jul 1994 ANorway 1 Feb 1990 AOman 3 Jul 1990 APanama14 Jun 1990 APapua New Guinea17 Oct 1990 APhilippines16 Mar 1989 APortugal22 Mar 1994 AQatar17 May 1993 ARepublic of Korea 5 May 1987 ARomania17 Nov 1993 ARussian Federation 2 Apr 1990 ASamoa21 Feb 1991 ASan Marino30 Jul 1987 ASaudi Arabia10 Jan 1990 ASenegal16 Apr 1987 ASeychelles30 Jul 1993 ASingapore 2 Mar 1987 ASlovenia21 Jun 1993 ASolomon Islands 9 Mar 1987 ASouth Africa 5 May 1994 ASpain17 Apr 1991 ASri Lanka21 May 1993 ASt. Lucia26 Sep 1991 ASt. Vincent and the Grenadines24 Sep 1991 ASudan13 Nov 1990 ASweden10 Oct 1986 ASwitzerland19 Feb 1987 ASyrian Arab Republic 6 Feb 1990 AThailand15 Aug 1990 ATogo30 Jan 1987 ATonga 2 Jan 1987 ATrinidad and Tobago15 Oct 1986 ATunisia 4 Oct 1990 ATurkmenistan16 Apr 1993 ATuvalu27 Jan 1994 AUganda 9 Oct 1991 AUnited Arab Emirates11 Feb 1987 AUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland18 Mar 1987 AUnited States of America 1 May 1990 AUzbekistan27 Aug 1993 AVanuatu19 Mar 1987 AVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)22 Apr 1988 AViet Nam14 Oct 1987 AYemen 9 Sep 1993 AZimbabwe15 Jun 1992 A
1See note 3 under “China” regarding Macao in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.2See note 2 under “China” regarding Hong Kong in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.3See note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.4See note 1 under “Germany” regarding Berlin (West) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.5On behalf of the Kingdom in Europe, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.6See note 1 under “New Zealand” regarding Tokelau in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.