27 Evatt to Makin
Cablegram United Nations 289 NEW YORK, 18 July 1946, 8.10 p.m.
MOST IMMEDIATE SECRET
ESC33. Health Conference. 
1. Australia was to-day elected a member of the Interim Commission of eighteen countries who are to prepare for the first Assembly of the World Health Organisation and perform other planning functions described in earlier telegrams.  .2 2. Other members are United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Norway, U.S.S.R., Yugoslavia, Egypt, India, China, Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, Canada, United States, Liberia, Mexico, Ukraine.
3. Tange will represent Australia at the first meeting of the Commission to-morrow. He will advise you later of the programme for future meetings.
4. The interim arrangements agreement provides that members will appoint to the Commission a person technically qualified in the field of health. It is essential that such a representative be provided by Australia for future meetings.