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Vaccine Policy and Licensing

IAC has created a one-stop spot for official and authoritative information about vaccines, with Vaccine Policy and Licensing. Recommendations, policy statements, product approvals, publications, and position statements are indexed by date, vaccine, and topics of interest. Additional links are provided for CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Food and Drug Administration, and the World Health Organization.
ACIP Recommendations
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations are official federal guidelines for the use of vaccines and immune globulins in the United States and are published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Links to additional ACIP-related material are also provided.
Chronological Topics of interest
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FDA Product Approval
The mission of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) is to protect and enhance the public health through the regulation of biological and related products including vaccines, blood, allergenics, tissues, and cellular and gene therapies. In this section, package inserts and additional FDA information for vaccines and biologics licensed for use in the United States are provided, along with the vaccine manufacturers/distributors contact information and website information. Additional FDA vaccine-related resources are also listed.
Vaccine index
WHO Position Papers
In accordance with its mandate to provide guidance to Member States on health policy matters, the World Health Organization (WHO) publishes a series of regularly updated position papers on vaccines that have an international public health impact. The position papers summarize essential background information on the respective diseases and vaccines, and conclude with the current WHO position concerning their use in the global context. Links to immunization-related WHO websites are provided.
Chronological Resources
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This page was updated on March 31, 2016.
This page was reviewed on March 31, 2016.
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