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Operational Policies and Practices

1959. Organization of a smallpox eradication service. WHO/Smallpox/10.


1960. Compulsory or voluntary vaccination. A13/Technical Discussions/2.
[WHO Secretariat; Inter-regional Smallpox Conference. New Delhi, India, 14-19 November 1960]

1960. Eradication vs control of smallpox. SEA/SPX/Conf 5.
[H Frederiksen; Inter-regional Smallpox Conference. New Delhi, India, 14-19 November 1960]

1960. Co-ordination of smallpox eradication campaign with other campaigns and with the general activities of the public health service. SEA/SPX/Conf 7.
[P Chandravimol; Inter-regional Smallpox Conference. New Delhi, India, 14-19 November 1960]

1960. Educational aspects of smallpox eradication campaign. SEA/SPX/Conf 9.
[V Ramakrishna; Inter-regional Smallpox Conference. New Delhi, India, 14-19 November 1960]

1960. Organization of a smallpox eradication service. SEA/SPX/Conf 10.
[C. Arasteh; Inter-regional Smallpox Conference. New Delhi, India, 14-19 November 1960]

1960. International aspects of smallpox eradication. WHO/Smallpox/14.
[WHO Secretariat; Inter-regional Smallpox Conference. New Delhi, India, 14-19 November 1960]

1960. Evaluation of smallpox vaccination programs [Evaluation des programmes de vaccination antivariolique]. WHO/Smallpox/15 and SEA/SPX/Conf 15 (not found). [English version is incomplete; French version is complete]
[R Cruickshank]


1964. International certificate of vaccination or revaccination against smallpox. Smallpox/WP/6.
[The Secretariat, WHO; Expert Committee on Smallpox, Geneva, 14-20 January 1964]

1964. Measures to be taken in case of outbreaks in countries free from smallpox. Smallpox/WP/8.
[MF Polak; Expert Committee on Smallpox, Geneva, 14-20 January 1964]

1964. Criterion for smallpox eradication. Smallpox/WP/11.
[WHO Secretariat; Expert Committee on Smallpox, Geneva, 14-20 January 1964]

1964. Organization of a smallpox eradication campaign. WHO/Smallpox/20.
[WHO Secretariat]


1966. Observations on inter-relationships between smallpox eradication and public health services. SE/66.1.

1966. Preliminary notes on epidemiological surveillance in smallpox eradication programmes in endemic countries. SE/66.3.


1966. Global eradication of smallpox. SE/66.2.
[K Raška; Presented at the International Congress of Microbiology, Moscow, July 1966]

1967. Handbook for Smallpox Eradication Programmes in Endemic Areas. SE/67.5 Rev 1.
[WHO ]


1968. Surveillance: The key to smallpox eradication. WHO/SE/68.2.
[DA Henderson; Presented at the WHO Inter-Regional Course on Methods of Epidemiological Surveillance, Prague, August 1968]

1968-69. Instructions and sample data form for field assessment. SE/68.16, SE/69.3; French: SE/69.4; Completed form: SE/68.17


1969. Joint WHO/USAID/NCDC Seminar on Smallpox Eradication and Measles Control in Western and Central Africa. Lagos, Nigeria, 13-20 May 1969.

1969. Smallpox Surveillance Report: West and Central Africa—Surveillance and containment programme. Strategy of the smallpox eradication programme. No. 23. Reprinted from: WER 18:297-303.
[02 May 1969]

1969. Surveillance-containment operations: Principles and operational procedures. SE/69.1.


1970. Is routine vaccination a necessity in a smallpox eradication programme?. SE/WP/70.13.
[PA Koswara; Inter-Regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 Nov-5 Dec 1970]

1970. Assessment of the vaccination component of the programme. From the revised Handbook for Smallpox Eradication in Endemic Areas. SE/WP/70.25.
[Inter-Regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 Nov-5 Dec 1970]

1970. Teaching exercise—field investigation. Problem for students. SE/WP/70.31; Syllabus for the discussion leaders. SE/WP/70.31(a).
[Inter-Regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 Nov-5 Dec 1970]

1970. International cooperation in the smallpox eradication programme. Extracted from WHO/SE/71.30 p104-7.
[U Thaung, UA Myat; Inter-Regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, 30 Nov-5 Dec 1970]


1971. Teaching exercise—field investigation of a smallpox case. Problem for students. SE/71.1; Syllabus for the discussion leaders. SE/71.1(a).
[Includes color photographs]

1971. Smallpox. WHO/SE/71.28.
[DA Henderson; Text of manuscript submitted for incorporation in the 10th edition of Rosenau, Preventive Medicine and Public Health]

1971. Proceedings of the Inter-regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication. WHO/SE/71.30 (Preface, table of contents, recommendations, and list of participants; articles are duplicates or have been extracted).
[Inter-regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, 30 Nov-5 Dec 1970]


1972. Recommendations formulated by the committee. SE/WP/72(5).
[Inter-Country Seminar on Surveillance in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 October- 2 November 1972]

1972. The role of the diagnostic laboratory. SE/WP/72(6).
[DA Henderson; Inter-Country Seminar on Surveillance in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 October - 2 November 1972]

1972. "Encourage and appreciate immediate reporting of smallpox." Methods to determine the efficacy of the programme. SE/WP/72.3.
[AS Ahuja; Inter-Country Seminar on Surveillance in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 October - 2 November 1972]

1972. Methods to ascertain the smallpox transmission in an area has been interrupted. SE/WP/72.4.
[SD Verma; Inter-Country Seminar on Surveillance in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 October - 2 November 1972]

1972. Tracing of the source of infection. SE/WP/72.5.
[I Singh; Inter-Country Seminar on Surveillance in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 October - 2 November 1972]

1972. Teaching exercise--smallpox surveillance. Problem for students; syllabus for the discussion leaders. SE/72.7.

1972. Smallpox surveillance in the strategy of global eradication. SE/72.8.
[DA Henderson]

1972. Cross notification in smallpox eradication. SE/WP/72.20.
[MCA Rao; Inter-Country Seminar on Surveillance in Smallpox Eradication, New Delhi, India, 30 October - 2 November 1972]

1972. Simultaneous administration of several antigens. WHO/SE/72.36.
[JD Millar, SO Foster, WH Foege]

1972. Costs associated with the protection of the United States against smallpox. WHO/SE/72.45.
[NW Axnick, JM Lane]


1973. The status of smallpox vaccination: a brief for discontinuing routine vaccination. WHO/SE/73.55.
[AD Langmuir; will appear in Controversy in Internal Medicine II, eds. FJ Ingelfinger, A Relman, M Finland, RV Ebert; WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia.]

1973. The case for continued smallpox vaccination. WHO/SE/73.58.
[AS Benenson; will appear in Controversy in Internal Medicine II, eds. FJ Ingelfinger, A Relman, M Finland, RV Ebert; WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia.]


1975. Surveillance of smallpox. WHO/SE/75.76.
[DA Henderson]

1975. Smallpox Outbreak Field Form. Completed 17.1.1975
[Bihar, India]

1975. Sketch map of Bhola Island village where the last case of smallpox in Asia was found. Oct 1975
[Used in case search and containment vaccination.]


1976. Operation Smallpox Zero. WHO/SE/76.80.
[Z Ježek, RN Basu]

1976. The eradication of smallpox. WHO/SE/76.83.
[F Fenner]

1976. Freedom from smallpox. Case histories on four countries where cases were missed for extended periods. WHO/SE/76.85.
[DA Henderson]


1978. Methodology for preparation of appropriate data for the 31 countries remaining to be certified free of smallpox. SME/78.6.
[Smallpox Eradication unit, WHO Headquarters, Geneva]

1978. The certification of smallpox eradication in countries without recent reported endemic transmission. WHO/SE/78.106.
[LB Brilliant, LN Khodakevich]

1978. Smallpox vaccination certificate requirements for international travellers and status of smallpox vaccination according to national health legislation, Parts A and B. WHO/SE/78.130.
[AI Gromyko]

1978. Smallpox Surveillance. WER 48:349-50.
[Definition and criteria of smallpox eradication. Global certification of smallpox eradication. 1 Dec 1978]


1980. Vehicle maintenance in the smallpox eradication programme in Somalia, 1977-1979. WHO/SE/80.155.
[R Hatfield]