GPRD

General Practice Research Database

GVAC

– Global Vaccine Advisory Committee


HHS

– Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HRS

Health and Retirement Study


ICAAC

Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

IND

Investigational New Drug

IOM

– Institute of Medicine

IQA

– Information Quality Act

IRB

Institutional Review Board


MCO

Managed Care Organization

MEPS

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

MiCDA

Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging


NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NIH

– National Institutes of Health

NIP

National Immunization Program

NRC

National Research Council

NVAC

National Vaccine Advisory Committee


OMB

– Office of Management and Budget


RDC

Research Data Center


VAERS

– Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

VRBPAC

– Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

VSD

Vaccine Safety Datalink


WHO

– World Health Organization



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