Regional Certification Commission

Comprised of public health and scientific experts, regional certification commissions independently verify polio eradication for all countries in the region.

Third meeting of the American Regional Commission on Polio Containment 9–10 October 2008, Panama City, Panama
Final report [pdf 223kb]

Second meeting of the American Regional Commission for Certification of Poliovirus Laboratory Containment and Verification of Polio-free Status 28–29 February 2008, Brasilia, Brazil
Final report [132kb]

First meeting of the American Regional Commission for Certification of Poliovirus Laboratory Containment and Verification of Polio-free Status 22-23 March 2004, Washington D.C., United States of America
Final report [pdf 541kb]

This independent panel of international public health experts reviews annual progress reports on immunization and surveillance from all 53 Member States of the European Region and reports the findings and required actions to WHO.

Reports of the European Regional Certification Commission for Poliomyelitis Eradication

The Eastern Mediterranean Regional Certification Commission reviews the certification reports submitted by countries in the region, and formulates recommendations and reviews progress towards certification of polio eradication  and containment of laboratory stocks of poliovirus.

Reports of the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Certification Commission

14th meeting of the Regional Commission for the Certification (RCC) of Poliomyelitis Eradication in the Western Pacific Region 9–10 December 2008, Vientaine, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Meeting report [pdf 2MB]