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CHAPTER IX
HEALTH
1 .f Amendment to article 74 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization
Geneva, 18 May 1978
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 : 112
Text :
World Health Assembly, resolution WHA 31.18,  Official Records of the World Health Organization , No. 247, p. 11.
Note :
The amendment to article 74 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization  was adopted by the Thirty-first World Health Assembly by resolution WHA 31.18 of  18 May 1978.
Participant
Acceptance(A)
Afghanistan
10 Aug 2005 A
Algeria
14 Sep 1987 A
Andorra
30 Apr 2001 A
Argentina
10 Jul 2002 A
Australia
29 Sep 1981 A
Austria
15 Sep 2005 A
Bahamas
16 Aug 2005 A
Bahrain
19 May 1982 A
Bangladesh
24 Mar 2000 A
Belgium
 1 Feb 1980 A
Belize
10 Oct 2003 A
Bhutan
14 Apr 1999 A
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
22 Dec 2004 A
Botswana
 4 Oct 2004 A
Brazil
 9 May 2002 A
Brunei Darussalam
 7 Feb 2007 A
Burkina Faso
26 Aug 2005 A
Cabo Verde
26 Nov 1979 A
Cambodia
12 Apr 2006 A
Canada
29 Apr 1999 A
China 1
 1 Dec 2005 A
Colombia
29 Jan 2008 A
Cook Islands
14 Feb 2000 A
Croatia
29 Jun 2000 A
Cuba
21 Nov 2002 A
Cyprus
 3 Apr 1987 A
Czech Republic
12 Nov 2002 A
Djibouti
30 Mar 2005 A
Dominica
13 Aug 1998 A
Ecuador
29 Aug 2006 A
Egypt
 4 Mar 1981 A
Estonia
 9 Mar 2005 A
Ethiopia
 5 Jul 2000 A
Fiji
 9 Feb 1999 A
Finland
15 May 1980 A
France
 6 Oct 1980 A
Greece
 7 Dec 1998 A
Guatemala
12 Feb 1980 A
Honduras
28 Nov 2006 A
Iceland
22 Jul 1983 A
India
 2 Oct 2003 A
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
 3 May 2002 A
Iraq
17 Sep 1984 A
Ireland
26 Jun 2002 A
Jamaica
20 Dec 2001 A
Jordan
30 Aug 1982 A
Kuwait
 2 Jan 1980 A
Lebanon
10 Jan 1986 A
Liberia
16 Sep 2005 A
Libya
20 Apr 1981 A
Luxembourg
22 Jun 1982 A
Madagascar
16 Sep 1999 A
Malawi
 3 Jul 1979 A
Malaysia
19 Aug 2002 A
Maldives
 6 May 1999 A
Malta
29 Mar 2000 A
Marshall Islands
23 May 2006 A
Mauritania
27 May 1982 A
Mauritius
12 Sep 2000 A
Mexico
20 Jun 2001 A
Micronesia (Federated States of)
17 Nov 2006 A
Monaco
 3 Feb 1983 A
Mongolia
 5 May 2005 A
Morocco
 2 Mar 1987 A
Mozambique
 9 Jul 1998 A
Myanmar
20 Oct 2003 A
Namibia
21 Sep 2004 A
Nauru
 6 Aug 1998 A
Nepal
22 Aug 2003 A
Netherlands 2
 5 Jan 1982 A
New Zealand 3
16 Jun 2000 A
Niger
18 Apr 1979 A
Niue
12 Oct 1998 A
Norway
18 Apr 1979 A
Oman
18 Jul 1985 A
Pakistan
23 Jun 2000 A
Palau
 7 Oct 2003 A
Panama
16 Aug 2004 A
Paraguay
11 Apr 2005 A
Philippines
 1 Oct 2004 A
Portugal
 7 Jan 2005 A
Qatar
25 Apr 1985 A
Russian Federation
 1 Apr 1982 A
Samoa
19 Aug 1998 A
San Marino
28 Oct 1980 A
Saudi Arabia
30 Oct 1978 A
Serbia
28 Dec 2004 A
Seychelles
 6 Oct 2004 A
Singapore
17 Apr 1979 A
Slovakia
11 May 2005 A
Slovenia
 5 Feb 2004 A
Somalia
24 Jan 2006 A
Spain
26 Sep 2001 A
St. Kitts and Nevis
 7 Jul 2004 A
Sudan
12 Feb 1999 A
Sweden
13 Aug 2001 A
Switzerland
13 Nov 1998 A
Syrian Arab Republic
18 Dec 1979 A
Thailand
22 Jul 1998 A
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
 9 Mar 1999 A
Togo
15 Dec 1998 A
Trinidad and Tobago
18 Oct 2004 A
Tunisia
30 Sep 1983 A
Uganda
29 May 2002 A
United Arab Emirates
18 Aug 1982 A
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
16 Dec 2004 A
United Republic of Tanzania
23 Sep 1998 A
United States of America
10 Dec 1980 A
Uruguay
 7 Nov 2007 A
Uzbekistan
23 Apr 2004 A
Viet Nam
 4 Jun 1999 A
Yemen 4
 8 Mar 1982 A
End Note
1.With the following territorial application:

In accordance with the provision of article 153 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and article 138 of the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, the Government of the People's Republic of China decides that the Amendment shall apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

2.On behalf of the Kingdom in Europe and the Netherlands Antilles. See also note 1 under “Netherlands” regarding Aruba/Netherlands Antillies 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.
4.The formality was effected by the Yemen Arab Republic.  See  also note 1 under  “Yemen” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.