National Vaccine Program Office Law and Legal Definition

The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) is a governmental agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It was established pursuant to the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act. The NVPO plays an important role in the coordination of vaccine policy. It is responsible for coordinating and ensuring collaboration among various federal agencies involved in vaccine and immunization activities. NVPO provides leadership in carrying out the goals of the National Vaccine Plan. The National Vaccine Plan details strategies for the prevention of infectious diseases through immunizations.