9.1 ACC/SCN's DEVELOPMENT OF A GLOBAL STRATEGY
The planning of a global strategy for the prevention and control
of IDD has now been formally taken up for the United Nations by the ACC/SCN.
An initial report prepared for the Australian Government at the
request of the ACC/SCN was submitted by the author in February 1985. In October
of the same year, the ACC agreed that a definite plan for an international
support programme be prepared by the World Health Organization. This plan has
now been endorsed by the