Data

Location
United States
Scope of Operations & Activities
National
Sector
Government
General Issues
Health
Science & Technology
Specific Topics
Disease Prevention
Drug Testing & Regulation
Links
National Vaccine Program Office home page
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Decision-Focused Public Engagement Table (DPET)

ORGANIZATION

HHS National Vaccine Program Office

Location
United States
Scope of Operations & Activities
National
Sector
Government
General Issues
Health
Science & Technology
Specific Topics
Disease Prevention
Drug Testing & Regulation
Links
National Vaccine Program Office home page
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Decision-Focused Public Engagement Table (DPET)

The National Vaccine Program is part of the HHS Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP). Priorities include adult immunization, vaccine confidence, vaccine innovation, and vaccine safety.

Mission and Purpose

The National Vaccine Program is part of the Office of Infectious Disease Policy and HIV/AIDS (OIDP), which is located in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), Office of the Secretary (OS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The National Vaccine Program and National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) were established in 1986 to comply with Section 2105 of the Public Health Service Act - PDF. Responsibilities of the National Vaccine Program include:

  • Vaccine research
  • Vaccine development
  • Safety and efficacy testing of vaccines
  • Licensing of vaccine manufacturers
  • Production and procurement of vaccines
  • Distribution and use of vaccines
  • Necessity and effectiveness of vaccines
  • Adverse events related to vaccines and immunization activities

These responsibilities are reflected in the National Vaccine Plan (NVP), which provides a framework, including goals, objectives, and strategies, for pursuing the prevention of infectious diseases through immunizations.

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