Eighteenth Meeting of the Regional Commission for the Certification (RCC) of Poliomyelitis Eradication in the Western Pacific Region
28-29 November 2012 - Beijing, China
- To update the RCC and NCCs on the global and regional status of poliomyelitis eradication and review the implications of the 2012 World Health Assembly resolution of declaring the completion of poliomyelitis eradication as a programmatic emergency for global public health;
- To review progress reports from all countries and areas on maintaining the poliomyelitis-free status and make recommendations on required action for achieving high quality surveillance and immunization performance; and
- To assess the epidemiological situation and control measures implemented by China to interrupt the 2011 transmission of imported WPV and decide upon China’s poliomyelitis-free status.