5th meeting of the European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination (2017)




The RVC met for the fifth time on 24–26 October 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The 8-member panel evaluated annual status updates for 2015 and other documentation submitted by national verification committees, now established in 51 out of 53 Member States. The RVC concluded that as of the end of 2015, endemic measles transmission was interrupted in 37 Member States, and endemic rubella transmission was interrupted in 35 Member States.