When:
6 September 2017 – 7 September 2017 all-day
2017-09-06T00:00:00+02:00
2017-09-08T00:00:00+02:00
Where:
WHO Headquarters
“Further to the 70th World Health Assembly request to the Director-General in decision WHA70(10)8b (see below), WHO will convene a Consultation with Member States, Advisory Group members, relevant international organizations, GISRS, databases and initiatives, and other interested stakeholders. The Consultation will be held in Geneva on 6-7 November 2017. Please save the date in your calendar. An Agenda and other relevant documents will follow in due course.

WHA70(10)(8)(b): “[T]o request the Director-General, regarding the PIP Framework Review Group’s recommendations concerning seasonal influenza and genetic sequence data, to conduct a thorough and deliberative analysis of the issues raised, including the implications of pursuing or not pursuing possible approaches, relying on the 2016 PIP Framework Review and the expertise of the PIP Advisory Group, and transparent consultation of Member States and relevant stakeholders, including the Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System.”

Questions and comments on the WHA70(10)(8)(b) process can be sent to pipanalysis@who.int
To see the full decision visit http://apps.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/WHA70/A70(10)-en.pdf

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Source: PIP Framework newsletter, July 2017
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