TitlePrevention and control of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Commends WHO for its efforts towards global AIDS prevention and control and, in particular, for its support for national AIDS programmes and regional activities, including the meeting of Ministers of Asian and Pacific Governments at Sydney, and the forthcoming World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS prevention to be held in London; confirms that WHO should continue to direct and co-ordinate the urgent global battle against AIDS; calls upon all States, in addressing the AIDS problem, to take into account the legitimate concerns of other countries and the interests of inter-State relations; invites WHO to facilitate the exchange of information on and promotion of national and international research for the prevention and control of AIDS through the further development of Collaborating Centres of WHO and similar existing mechanisms; requests the Secretary-General to ensure a co-ordinated response by the UN System to the AIDS pandemic, and urges all appropriate organizations of the UN System to support the world-wide struggle against AIDS.
Adopted at the 48th plenary meeting, 26 Oct. 1987. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 42nd session, Volume 1, 15 September-21 December 1987. - A/42/49. - 1988. - p. 19-20. - (GAOR, 42nd sess., Suppl. no. 49).