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UNITED
NATIONS
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        Economic and Social Council
A/40/353/Corr.1
E/1985/115/Corr.1

30 July 1985




General Assembly
Economic and Social Council


A/40/353/Corr.1
E/1985/115/Corr.1
30 July 1985


ORIGINAL: ENGLISH
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Fortieth session
Item 12 of the provisional agenda*
REPORT OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL


Second regular session of 1985
Agenda item 21

ins
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DECLARATION ON THE GRANTING OF INDEPENDENCE
TO COLONIAL COUNTRIES AND PEOPLES BY THE SPECIALIZED AGENCIES AND
THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNITED NATIONS


Assistance to the Palestinian People
Report of the Secretary-General

Corrigendum







1. Page 13, paragraph 49


At the end of the paragraph insert Both studies are expected to be completed before the end of August 1985.


2. Page 16, paragrph 59, line 3
For seventieth session (June 1984) read seventy-rist session (June 1985)


3.Page 17, paragraph 62

Lines 10 and 11 should read institutions. However, use had continued to be made of the opportunities afforded by the
programmes of the Turin Centre, which are likely to

fellowships had recently been awarded to enable Palestinians from
the occupied territories to take a training course in industrial
management in the second half of 1985.




has followed up resolution WHA36.27, adopted by the World
Health Assembly at its thirty-sixth session in May 1983,
regarding the establishment of three health centres in the
occupied Arab territories. WHO input will consist of support
to training. supply of equipment and essential consultant
services. The full responsibility for technical supervision
of the primary health care research work, which will be
undertaken by each centre, will rest with WHO. The overall
objective of the work will be to support health systems
research that will be used in providing the entire local
population with primary health care, using the most
appropriate technology. There has been steady progress in the
following health centres:


Centre in Primary Health Care, work is under way at the
Health Service Research Centre, where specific research
projects have already started. These projects will
include an evaluation of a plan for expanded primary
health care in the villages of the area; evaluative
studies of the practices and outcome of the work of
traditional birth attendants as a component of primary
health care; continuation of previous studies of growth
and development of infants and children; evaluative
studies on the effects of the intensive programme of
immunization against tetanus neonatorum and adult
tetanus; evaluation of the routine immunization
programme for the prevention of rubella; a study to
assess the utilization and impact of oral rehydration
therapy in primary health care and in hospital centres;
basic epidemiological studies of acute respiratory
diseases and of villages in the area, in the
epidemiology of hepatitis and of brucellosis, as well as
studies related to nutrition, breast-feeding and
anaemia;


Information Centre of the health services of Gaza will
also be designated a WHO Collaborating Centre. It is
anticipated that a costed work plan for specific
activities will be presented to the authorities
concerned in the very near future;


which will be primarily on health manpower research in
relation to primary health care, wild be designated at

from UNICEF general resources, which have already been
approved and allocated by the UNICEF Executive Board for

Arab Republic

6.




93. UNIDO plans to undertake studies for:


already in the formulation stage;



secured; its establishment is expected in the near future.


7.


94. April to 19 May 1985, the Commission on Human Settlements adopted
resolution 8/9, entitled "Activities for the International Year of
Shelter for the Homeless in the occupied Palestinian territories",
9/ in which it requested the Executive Director to prepare "a
study on the housing of the Palestinian population in the occupied
territories in co-ordination with the Palestine Liberation
Organization and concerned United Nations agencies". The Executive
Director was requested to submit the study to the Commission at
its ninth session. Pursuant to the above request, Habitat has
recruited two consultants to assist with the preparation of the
study, which will, inter alia, include a review of the current
human settlement situation in the occupied Palestinian territories
and proposals for a comprehensive housing programme for the
Palestinian population in those territories on the occasion of the
International Year of Shelter for the Homeless (1987).


8. Page 24, paragraph 99


International Labour Conference (June 1985), the Director-General
had expressed the hope that greater resources would be made
available for the assistance of workers in the occupied
territories in order to enable ILO to increase its aid in the
areas within its competence.


9. Page 26, paragraph 108


108. UNIDO plans to undertake training programmed specifically
designed for the Palestinian people in co-operation with the
International Centre for Advanced Technical and Vocational
Training. The training programmed will consist of the following:

industrial enterprises, for which funds have been secured;
implementation of the programme is expected to commence in the
near future;



training programmed and workshops arranged as a part of the
regular activities.


10. Page 31, notes

Fortieth Session, Supplement No. 8 (A/40/8), annex I.



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