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Title: Polio Eradication: progress report
Authors: Regional Committee for Africa, 57
Issue Date: 17-Jun-2011
Language: English
Abstract: 1. Acceleration of polio eradication activities is one of the main objectives of the Regional strategic plan for the Expanded Programme on Immunization, 2006–2009 and its resolution (AFR/RC56/R1) adopted at the fifty-sixth session of the Regional Committee. 2. Increased political commitment and improved quality of polio eradication activities have been realized in most countries following the adoption of Resolution AFR/RC54/R8 at the fifty-fourth session of the Regional Committee which aimed at addressing the resurgence of wild poliovirus transmission. 3. This information document provides an update on the status of polio eradication in the WHO African Region and proposes the way forward in achieving the interruption of wild poliovirus transmission.
Description: Regional Committee for Africa Fifty-seventh session Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, 27–31 August 2007: Provisional agenda item 8.1
Subject: Poliomyelitis
Regional Health Planning
Context: prevention and control
Gov't Doc #: AFR-RC57-INF.DOC-1
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