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CHAPTER IX
HEALTH
1 .g Amendments to articles 24 and 25 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization
Geneva, 12 May 1986
Entry into force
:
11 July 1994, in accordance with article 73 of the Constitution, for all Members of the World Health Organization*.
Registration :
11 July 1994, No. 221
Status :
Parties*
Text :
Resolution WHA39.6, doc. WHA39/1986/REC/1, p. 3.
Note :
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.
Participant
Acceptance(A)
Afghanistan
 7 Dec 1989 A
Australia
25 Feb 1987 A
Bahamas
 2 Jun 1987 A
Bahrain
21 Jun 1991 A
Bangladesh
18 May 1994 A
Barbados
 2 Nov 1993 A
Belarus
16 Feb 1993 A
Belgium
 5 Feb 1987 A
Bhutan
23 Oct 1990 A
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
18 Mar 1992 A
Bosnia and Herzegovina
16 Jul 1993 A
Botswana
10 Jan 1992 A
Brunei Darussalam
 4 Mar 1987 A
Bulgaria
 4 May 1994 A
Burkina Faso
 1 Apr 1992 A
Cambodia
17 Nov 1993 A
Cameroon
15 Oct 1987 A
Chad
26 May 1993 A
China 1, 2
 4 Dec 1986 A
Colombia
24 Sep 1993 A
Congo
13 Jul 1993 A
Cook Islands
 2 Jan 1990 A
Côte d'Ivoire
30 Apr 1993 A
Croatia
11 Feb 1993 A
Cyprus
18 Jan 1990 A
Denmark
 8 Jul 1991 A
Djibouti
 2 Jun 1993 A
Dominica
 1 Mar 1990 A
Ecuador
14 Apr 1993 A
Egypt
10 Sep 1990 A
El Salvador
13 Jan 1994 A
Ethiopia
 4 Dec 1990 A
Fiji
23 Oct 1989 A
Finland
19 Dec 1986 A
France
17 Mar 1987 A
Gabon
20 May 1987 A
Germany 3, 4
15 Sep 1987 A
Ghana
 4 Oct 1991 A
Greece
23 Jan 1991 A
Grenada
31 Dec 1991 A
Guinea
27 Dec 1991 A
Guinea-Bissau
 7 Nov 1991 A
Honduras
 9 Jan 1991 A
Hungary
 2 Jun 1992 A
Iceland
 2 Apr 1991 A
India
12 Dec 1988 A
Indonesia
 6 Jul 1988 A
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
22 Oct 1990 A
Iraq
20 Mar 1990 A
Ireland
 6 Oct 1993 A
Jamaica
 4 Dec 1986 A
Japan
23 Jun 1987 A
Jordan
26 Mar 1987 A
Kiribati
11 May 1988 A
Kuwait
27 Apr 1987 A
Lao People's Democratic Republic
 5 Apr 1988 A
Latvia
19 Apr 1993 A
Lebanon
 9 Sep 1993 A
Lithuania
11 Mar 1993 A
Luxembourg
29 Sep 1987 A
Madagascar
24 Nov 1986 A
Malaysia
29 Sep 1988 A
Maldives
26 Oct 1990 A
Malta
23 Jan 1990 A
Marshall Islands
12 Jul 1993 A
Mauritius
23 Apr 1993 A
Mexico
17 Feb 1989 A
Micronesia (Federated States of)
13 Mar 1992 A
Monaco
22 Feb 1990 A
Mongolia
26 Mar 1993 A
Morocco
 2 Mar 1987 A
Mozambique
 8 Oct 1991 A
Myanmar
17 Nov 1993 A
Namibia
11 Nov 1991 A
Nepal
30 Aug 1990 A
Netherlands 5
 6 Nov 1987 A
New Zealand 6
30 Dec 1986 A
Nicaragua
14 Apr 1994 A
Nigeria
 3 Jan 1991 A
Niue
11 Jul 1994 A
Norway
 1 Feb 1990 A
Oman
 3 Jul 1990 A
Panama
14 Jun 1990 A
Papua New Guinea
17 Oct 1990 A
Philippines
16 Mar 1989 A
Portugal
22 Mar 1994 A
Qatar
17 May 1993 A
Republic of Korea
 5 May 1987 A
Romania
17 Nov 1993 A
Russian Federation
 2 Apr 1990 A
Samoa
21 Feb 1991 A
San Marino
30 Jul 1987 A
Saudi Arabia
10 Jan 1990 A
Senegal
16 Apr 1987 A
Seychelles
30 Jul 1993 A
Singapore
 2 Mar 1987 A
Slovenia
21 Jun 1993 A
Solomon Islands
 9 Mar 1987 A
South Africa
 5 May 1994 A
Spain
17 Apr 1991 A
Sri Lanka
21 May 1993 A
St. Lucia
26 Sep 1991 A
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
24 Sep 1991 A
Sudan
13 Nov 1990 A
Swaziland
10 Dec 1991 A
Sweden
10 Oct 1986 A
Switzerland
19 Feb 1987 A
Syrian Arab Republic
 6 Feb 1990 A
Thailand
15 Aug 1990 A
Togo
30 Jan 1987 A
Tonga
 2 Jan 1987 A
Trinidad and Tobago
15 Oct 1986 A
Tunisia
 4 Oct 1990 A
Turkmenistan
16 Apr 1993 A
Tuvalu
27 Jan 1994 A
Uganda
 9 Oct 1991 A
United Arab Emirates
11 Feb 1987 A
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
18 Mar 1987 A
United States of America
 1 May 1990 A
Uzbekistan
27 Aug 1993 A
Vanuatu
19 Mar 1987 A
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
22 Apr 1988 A
Viet Nam
14 Oct 1987 A
Yemen
 9 Sep 1993 A
Zimbabwe
15 Jun 1992 A
End Note
1.See note 3 under “China” regarding Macao in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
2.See note 2 under “China” regarding Hong Kong in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
3.See note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
4.See note 1 under “Germany” regarding Berlin (West)  in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
5.On behalf of the Kingdom in Europe, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.
6.See note 1 under “New Zealand” regarding Tokelau in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.