Programs and Tools
Includes Activities and Software
- IIS (Immunization Information Systems/Registries)
- VFC (Vaccines for Children Program)
- VTrckS (Vaccine Tracking System)
- Global Immunizations & Vaccinations
- STOP (Stop Transmission of Polio)
- Immunization Program Evaluation (IPE)
- VMBIP (Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project)
- VACMAN (Vaccine Management System)
Programs / Activities
The mission of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is the prevention of disease, disability, and death through immunization and by control of respiratory and related diseases.
The following programs are challenged with effectively balancing our efforts in the domestic and global arenas as well as accommodating the specific needs of all populations at risk of vaccine preventable diseases from children to older adults. Also listed below are a few of the tools and software offered in support of immunization practices.
Immunization Information Systems (IIS) (previously called Registries) helps providers and families by consolidating immunization info into one reliable source... more
The VaccineTracking System (VTrckS) allows health care providers to order their vaccine online. It evaluates those orders against specific guidelines set by grantees (i.e., state, local, and territorial health departments) and the CDC.... more
Through Initiatives, CDC provides technical assistance to host governments to help plan, implement, and evaluate immunization programs, including operations research, and provides funds to purchase bundled vaccine for mass vaccination campaigns.
For grantees: A systematic investigation of the structure, activities, or outcomes of public health programs. IPE explores whether immunization activities are implemented as planned and outcomes have occurred as intended, and why...
The Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project (VMBIP) represents the effort to improve current vaccine management processes... more
Tools / Software
AFIX is a strategy to raise immunization coverage levels and standards of practices at the provider level...more
- AFIX Standards
Document for use by AFIX Coordinators to develop, manage and evaluate an AFIX Program.
- The Core Elements for AFIX Training and Implementation
Step by step instructions on how to implement AFIX.
- Immunization Project Contact Information
Lists the local contacts
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CoCASA is a tool that assesses immunization practices within a clinic, private practice, or any other environment where immunizations are provided.
This tool can be used to determine the vaccines your child needs and is especially useful for quickly seeing missed or skipped vaccines according to the Immunization Schedule.
- Tool for determining catch-up vaccines (ONLY for children six years and younger)
See also: Printable Catch-up Immunization Schedule
This tool once downloaded can be used to determine the vaccines you need according to the Adolescent Immunization Schedule.
- Tool for determining vaccines needed by adolescents (for those 7 - 18 years of age)
See also: Adolescent Immunization Schedule
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Content last reviewed on June 18, 2013
Content Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases