UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000417
DEPARTMENT FOR EAP/ANP DRICCI
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KSCA TBIO NZ WHO UNICEF
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE TO NEW ZEALAND ON POLIO ERADICATION AND
WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY
REF: SECSTATE 81265
(U) Classified by Political-Economic Counselor Katherine B.
Hadda. Reasons: 1.4 (b) and (d).
(U) On May 24, Poloff delivered reftel points to Wendy Edgar,
Acting Manager, International Sector Policy Directorate,
Ministry of Health; and Rebecca Lineham, Policy Officer,
Americas Division, and Charles Kingston, Policy Officer,
United Nations, Human Rights and Commonwealth Division,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). Edgar was not
able to provide immediate comment, but reported that the
points were conveyed to the delegation for "consideration
during WHA discussions and interventions."