WHO/ECDC joint meeting on the elimination of measles and rubella

24–25 March 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and WHO/Europe are jointly organizing this meeting for Member States of the European Union/European Economic Area. It will bring together the chairs of national verification committees and national surveillance technical experts for measles and rubella to jointly discuss the global and regional verification process in the context of the latest status of measles and rubella elimination in the Region and in individual countries. The meeting will also aim to support Member States in strengthening the reporting of measles and rubella data.

This meeting is the first in a series to be organized by WHO dedicated to addressing these issues in the 53 Member States of the European Region.