WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel
Article 9 – Monitoring and institutional arrangements
9.1 Member States should periodically report the measures taken, results achieved, difficulties encountered and lessons learnt into a single report in conjunction with the provisions of Article 7.2(c).
9.2 The Director-General shall keep under review the implementation of this Code, on the basis of periodic reports received from designated national authorities pursuant to Articles 7.3 and 9.1 and other competent sources, and periodically report to the World Health Assembly on the effectiveness of the Code in achieving its stated objectives and suggestions for its improvement. This report would be submitted in conjunction with Article 7.2(c).
9.3 The Director-General shall:
- support the information exchange system and the network of designated national authorities specified in Article 7;
- develop guidelines and make recommendations on practices and procedures and such joint programmes and measures as specified by the Code; and
- maintain liaison with the United Nations, the International Labour Organization, the International Organization for Migration, and other competent regional and international organizations as well as concerned nongovernmental organizations to support implementation of the Code.
9.4 WHO Secretariat may consider reports from stakeholders as stipulated in Article 2.2 on activities related to the implementation of the Code.
9.5 The World Health Assembly should periodically review the relevance and effectiveness of the Code. The Code should be considered a dynamic text that should be brought up to date as required.