13 Oct 2015

Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Polio

International spread of wild poliovirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern Public Health Emergency of International Concern: Polio

In May 2014 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the international spread of wild poliovirus to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) under International Health Regulations (IHR 2005).

Two members of NaTHNaC staff have written an editorial which explains how the regulations impact on travellers and provides guidance for health professionals giving pre-travel advice.

Polio in Pakistan – A public health event of international concern with implications for travellers' vaccination

Yellow fever (Stamaril) vaccine supply

Essential update on the UK supply situation Read more

Yellow fever certificate requirements: update completed

Updates to country yellow fever certificate requirements completed on TravelHealthPro Read more

Country requirements for an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP): key changes for 2017

A quick reference to which countries have made changes to their entry or exit requirements for an ICVP (yellow fever certificate) Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

WHO publish the updated list of country yellow fever certificate requirements 2017

Changes to the NaTHNaC website in progress: notification for users Read more
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