WHO EMRO | Eastern Mediterranean Regional Certification Commission intercountry meetings | Polio-events | Polio eradication initiative WHO EMRO | Eastern Mediterranean Regional Certification Commission intercountry meetings | Polio-events | Polio eradication initiative
Polio Eradication Initiative | Events and meetings | Eastern Mediterranean Regional Certification Commission intercountry meetings

Eastern Mediterranean Regional Certification Commission intercountry meetings

Print PDF

The objectives of the regional certification commission meetings in the Eastern Mediterranean Region are to review the certification reports submitted by the countries, to formulate recommendations and to review progress towards certification and containment of laboratory stocks of poliovirus.

The meetings are attended by the members of Eastern Mediterranean Regional Certification Commission, Chairpersons of National Certification Committee, focal points of the national epidemiological immunization programme and representatives of partner organizations; mainly Rotary International and Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.

First meeting
23–24 September 1995
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria, Egypt
 
 
Second meeting
02–03 December 1997
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria, Egypt


Third meeting
25–26 November 1998
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria, Egypt


Fourth meeting
09–11 November 1999
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria, Egypt
 

Fifth meeting
23–25 May 2000
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria, Egypt
 

Sixth meeting
21–23 March 2001
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Seventh meeting
07–08 November 2001
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Eighth meeting
05–06 June 2002
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 
 
Ninth meeting
29–30 October 2002
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Tenth meeting
14–15 October 2003
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Eleventh meeting
04–05 April 2004
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Twelfth meeting
13–14 October 2004
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Thirteenth meeting
19–21 April 2005
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Fourteenth meeting
07–08 December 2005
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Fifteenth meeting
04–06 April 2006
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Sixteenth meeting
01–02 November 2006
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Seventeenth meeting
24–26 April 2007
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Eighteenth meeting
14–17 April 2008
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Nineteenth meeting
08–09 October 2008
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Twentieth meeting
12–14 May 2009
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Twenty-first meeting
21–22 October 2009
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Twenty-second meeting
04–06 May 2010
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Twenty-third meeting
19–20 October 2010
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
 

Twenty-fourth meeting
12–14 April 2011
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 
 
Twenty-fifth meeting
02–03 November 2011
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
Download final report (62 KB)
 
 
Twenty-sixth meeting
03-05 April 2012
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 
 
Twenty-seventh meeting
26-28 March 2013
Cairo, Egypt
 
Twenty-eigth meeting
22-24 April 2014
Amman, Jordan
 
Twenty-ninth meeting
19-21 April 2015
Muscat, Oman

Thirtieth meeting
4-6 April 2016
Amman, Jordan

Thirty First meeting
16-18 May 2017
Casablanca, Morocco
Thirty Second meeting
24-26 April 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 

Meeting of Chairpersons of National Certification Committees

First meeting of Chairpersons of National Certification Committees
Alexandria, Egypt, 15–16 June 1998
 


Second meeting of Chairpersons of National Certification Committees and National Expert Groups
31 March–02 April 2002
Cairo, Egypt
 


Intercountry meeting of Chairpersons of National Certification Committees (NCC) of Poliomyelitis Eradication
3 May 2010
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
Meeting on WHO Global Action Plan (GAPIII) Phase 1 containment activities for national certification committees and containment coordinators
29–30 November 2016
Amman, Jordan

Indicators and information

Wild polio cases by country in the Region for 2017–2018

Country

P1

Total

2017 
Afghanistan 14 14

Pakistan

8

8

Total 2017

22

22

2018 (with data up to 12/08/2018)

Afghanistan

11 11

Pakistan

3 3

Total 2018

14 14

Polio Fax issues

Middle East Polio Technical Bulletin

Surveillance Indicators

Supplementary Immunization Activities

Routine immunization
Click on the country you need to view