Appendix C

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ARI

acute respiratory infection

CVI

Children’s Vaccine Initiative

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DTP

diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

EPI

Expanded Programme on Immunization

Hib

Haemophilus influenzae type b

NIH

National Institutes of Health

OMP

outer membrane protein

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

PspA

pneumococcal surface protein A

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

VFC

Vaccines for Children

VII

Vaccine Independence Initiative

WHO

World Health Organization



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The Children’s Vaccine Initiative: Continuing Activities: A Summary of Two Workshops Held September 12–13 and October 25–26, 1994 Appendix C Acronyms and Abbreviations ARI acute respiratory infection CVI Children’s Vaccine Initiative CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DTP diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis EPI Expanded Programme on Immunization Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b NIH National Institutes of Health OMP outer membrane protein PAHO Pan American Health Organization PspA pneumococcal surface protein A UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund VFC Vaccines for Children VII Vaccine Independence Initiative WHO World Health Organization

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