Alert, response, and capacity building under the International Health Regulations (IHR)

Note concerning the new WHO booklet which includes the International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis

As of 15 June 2007, the International Health Regulations (2005) or "IHR (2005)" entered into force, generally, including the "Model International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis" contained in Annex 6. A new booklet (which includes the model certificate) has been prepared by WHO. The following advice concerns the new booklet:

Order copies of the booklet

Copies of this booklet (which includes the IHR (2005) International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis) with the WHO logo can be ordered from WHO Press.

Download the booklet

Use the link below to download and print copies of the bilingual version (English and French) of the WHO booklet International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis, International Health Regulations (2005).

WHO Member States may contact WHO Press at permissions@who.int to obtain the WHO logo, and authorization to include it on the cover page of the booklet (which includes the IHR (2005) International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis). Member States may also add their own logo or insignia, or the insignia of the relevant health authority as appropriate, to the cover of the booklet.

Other than as provided here above, the WHO logo may not be included in any form on any version of this booklet or the IHR (2005) International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis printed or published by any organization, corporation or other entity (i.e. the WHO logo may only appear on the copies printed by WHO in accordance with paragraph 1 above and on copies printed by a WHO Member State in accordance with paragraph 3 above).

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