17th Meeting of the Regional Commission for the Certification (RCC) of Poliomyelitis Eradication in the Western Pacific Region
16-18 November 2011 - Ha Noi, Viet Nam
The objectives of the meeting were:
- To review progress reports from all countries and areas on maintaining the poliomyelitis-free status and make recommendations on required action for maintaining the Region's poliomyelitis-free status;
- To help National Certification Committees and other relevant partners identify mechanisms for closing surveillance and immunization performance gaps and risk mitigation to keep the Region poliomyelitis-free;
- To introduce the current post-eradication research work of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and its future implication for Member States; and
- To advocate with traditional and new key partners to ensure the necessary resource requirements, as part of an interagency coordinating mechanism.