Expanded programme on immunization

19th Meeting of the Regional Commission for the Certification (RCC) of Poliomyelitis Eradication in the Western Pacific Region

12-14 November 2013 - Manila, Philippines


  • To update the RCC and NCCs on the global and regional status of poliomyelitis eradication and review the implications of the endorsement of the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly resolution on the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018;
  • To review and evaluate 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 identify future responsibilities of the RCC to support the country and regional efforts towards the endgame strategic plan 2013-2018.