Polio Outbreak Simulation Exercise: How to test national preparedness plans using the POSE model (2015)



The aim of a Polio Outbreak Simulation Exercise (POSE) is to critically review and update national plans for responding to the detection of wild or vaccine-derived polioviruses. This publication provides material for a one-day exercise, including guidance notes for facilitators and explanatory documents for participants.

Any national organization or health agency interested in implementing the exercise may contact euvaccine@who.int to receive the materials in editable formats for easy adaptation to the local context.