World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC50/R.4 Agenda item 4 [c]
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Regional Committee, Having reviewed the Regional Director's progress report on poliomyelitis eradication in the Eastern Mediterranean Region; Exressing
its appreciation for the progress made in the implementation of the regional plan and strategies for poliomyelitis eradication; Endorsing the regional plan for poliomyelitis eradication 2004-2005; Reaffirming its resolutions EM/RC44/R.11 and EM/RC49/R.1 on the importance of ensuring availability of financial resources needed for the programme; 1. ENDORSES the recommendations of the Global Polio EradicationTechnical Consultative Group and the Regional Technical Advisory Group concerning post-eradication immunization strategies; 2. URGES Member States that are still endemic to accelerate national eradication efforts; 3. CALLS on all Member States to continue to implement relevant strategies for poliomyelitis eradication until global certification is achieved; 4. REQUESTS Member States to abide by the global and regional recommendations on posteradication immunization policies; 5. CALLS on Member States to provide necessary resources in support of the regional plan; 6. REQUESTS the Regional Director to: 6.1 Continue his efforts to mobilize resources to support the regional plan; 6.2 Report regularly to the Regional Committee on progress in poliomyelitis eradication.
Keywords: Communicable Diseases,
( 2003).Eradication of poliomyelitis, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean