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FGL.03. Poliomyelitis

 Categoría para Polio



Polio Weekly Bulletin - ARCHIVE

POLIO WEEKLY BULLETIN: Archive

The Weekly Polio Surveillance Bulletin is prepared using the Polio Eradication Surveillance System (PESS). The Polio Bulletin provides information on cases of acute flaccid paralysis, such as the number of cases reported by country, their laboratory status and final diagnoses. In addition, countries' attention to AFP surveillance indicators are monitored and published in this bulletin.

The Polio Bulletin is in PDF file format. To view this PDF file you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free at: www.adobe.com

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Adapted from Epidemiological Bulletin, Vol. 20 No. 2, June 1999

Rationale for Surveillance; Recommended Case Definitions; Recommended Surveillance Measures; Recommended Minimum Data Elements; Principal Use of Data for Decision-Making; Surveillance Indicators for Certification

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Polio Data

PDF files showing the number of polio cases and coverage data in the Americas.

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Case Investigation Form - Polio

Complete this form for any person aged <15 years with Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), and for a person of any age in whom polio is suspected.

Download: Case Investigation Form - Polio

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 October 2011 04:28

Polio News



IPV Training Modules and Communication Documents

The following training modules and communication documents are available to support the countries of the Americas with introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) and provide front-line health workers with skills needed to administer IPV and communicate with caregivers and communities about polio and IPV.

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