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

Annual Report 2015 - 2016

NaTHNaC publishes its Annual Report 2015 - 2016 Read more

Avian influenza: worldwide update

An update on human cases of avian influenza viruses worldwide Read more

Zika: cases diagnosed in the United Kingdom

Public Health England publishes an update on cases of Zika virus diagnosed in the United Kingdom Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern update

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

Zika virus: advice on the prevention of sexual transmission

Public Health England has revised guidance for men who have travelled in or returned from an area of high or moderate Zika virus risk Read more
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