Acronyms

AAP

American Academy of Pediatrics

ACIP

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

ATPM

Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

GHAA

Group Health Association of America

HMO

Health maintenance organization

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration

IAP

Immunization Action Plan

IOM

Institute of Medine

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey

NIP

National Immunization Program

NVAC

National Vaccine Advisory Committee

NVPO

National Vaccine Program Office

VIP

Vaccine Information Pamphlet

WIC

Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children

VACCINES

DTP

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine

DTaP

Diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine

Hib

Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine

MMR

Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine

OPV

Oral poliovirus vaccine



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