National Immunization Program (NIP)
The National Immunization Program (NIP) is a part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, located in Atlanta GA. As a disease-prevention program, NIP provides leadership for planning, coordination, and conduct of immunization activities nationwide. Services & Programs: Immunization Services Division (ISD) provides technical and administrative assistance to the State and local health departments and other organizations in the implementation of immunization programs for the public and private sector. The four branches consist of: 1. Education, Information, & Partnership 2. Health Services Research & Evaluation 3. Program Operations 4. Program Support Provides consultation, training, statistical, promotional, educational, epidemiological, and technical services to assist implementing immunization programs. Supports the establishment of vaccine supply contracts for vaccine distribution to state and local immunization programs. Assists health departments in developing vaccine information management systems to facilitate identification of children who need vaccinations, help parents and providers ensure that all children are immunized at the appropriate age, assess vaccination levels in state and local areas, monitor the safety and efficacy of vaccines by linking vaccine administration information with adverse even reporting and disease outbreak patterns. Administers research and operational programs for the prevention and control of vaccine-preventable diseases. Supports a nationwide framework for effective surveillance of designated diseases for which effective immunizing agents are available. Supervises state and local assignees working on immunization activites.
1600 Clifton Road, NE , Atlanta, GA 30329
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