Global Strategy to Eliminate Yellow Fever Epidemics (EYE)

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2016
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This document describes the reasoning behind and need for an updated, long-­term (2017-­‐2026) and global (Africa and Americas) strategy to “Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics” (EYE). It includes three strategic objectives: (1) protect at-­risk populations; (2) prevent international spread; and (3) contain outbreaks rapidly. The strategic approach is comprehensive. In addition to recommending vaccination activities, it calls for building resilient urban centres, planning for urban readiness, and strengthening the application of International Health Regulations