A/RES/64/79 United Nations Distr.: General 16 February 2010 General Assembly Sixty-fourth session Agenda item 47 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 7 December 2009 [without reference to a Main Committee (A/64/L.28 and Add.1)] 64/79. 2001–2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa The General Assembly, Recalling that the period 2001–2010 has been proclaimed the Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa, by the General Assembly, 1 and that combating HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and other diseases is included in the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals, 0F Recalling also its resolution 63/234 of 22 December 2008 and all previous resolutions concerning the struggle against malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa, Recalling further World Health Assembly resolution 60.18 of 23 May 2007 urging a broad range of national and international actions to scale up malaria control programmes 2 and resolution 61.18 of 24 May 2008 on monitoring of the achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals, 3 1F 2F Bearing in mind the relevant resolutions of the Economic and Social Council relating to the struggle against malaria and diarrhoeal diseases, in particular resolution 1998/36 of 30 July 1998, Taking note of the declarations and decisions on health issues adopted by the Organization of African Unity, in particular the declaration and plan of action on the “Roll Back Malaria” initiative adopted at the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity, held in Abuja on 24 and 25 April 2000, 4 as well as decision AHG/Dec.155 (XXXVI) concerning the implementation of that declaration and plan of action, adopted by the Assembly of 3F _______________ 1 See resolution 55/284. See World Health Organization, Sixtieth World Health Assembly, Geneva, 14–23 May 2007, Resolutions and Decisions, Annexes (WHASS1/2006-WHA60/2007/REC/1). 3 See World Health Organization, Sixty-first World Health Assembly, Geneva, 19–24 May 2008, Resolutions and Decisions, Annexes (WHA61/2008/REC/1). 4 See A/55/240/Add.1, annex. 2 09-46657 *0946657* Please rec cle ♲

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