293. Memorandum From President Carter to Secretary of State Vance, Secretary of the Treasury Blumenthal, Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Califano, and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Gilligan)1

At my request, Peter Bourne is preparing an analysis of international health problems; it will be useful in determining how we can best [Page 973] help the developing countries meet the basic human needs of their people. Since I have asked Peter to finish this work by the end of September, I would appreciate your helping him in every way possible. After I receive his report I will meet with you and discuss your recommendations about the proper course of action to take.

Jimmy Carter
  1. Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P770136–0316. No classification marking.