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Immunization Action Coalition

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, American Academy of Pediatrics, Food and Drug Administration, Institute of Medicine, 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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AAP Policy Statements
Organizational principles to guide and define the child healthcare system and improve the health of all children. Immunization-related position statements from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are listed by vaccine and by topic. Links to AAP immunization resources for health professionals and the public are also provided.
Chronological Topics of interest
Vaccine index Resources
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.
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IOM Publications
The mission of the Institute of Medicine is to advance and disseminate scientific knowledge to improve human health. The Institute provides objective, timely, authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy. Links are provided to immunization-related IOM reports about vaccine development, safety, financing, and more.
Chronological Topics of interest
Vaccine index Resources
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, as well as to the annual World Health Reports and GACVS publications.
Chronological Topics of interest
Vaccine index Resources
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This website is supported in part by a cooperative agreement from the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (Grant No. 5U38IP000290) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. The website content is the sole responsibility of IAC and does not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.