Term: National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2011-05-05


A national committee comprised of experts in pediatrics, infectious diseases, immunology, medical microbiology, internal medicine, and public health. NACI makes recommendations for the use of vaccines approved for use in humans in Canada, advises on the need for national vaccination strategies, and makes recommendations for vaccine development research. NACI publishes in the Canadian Immunization Guide and the Canada Communicable Disease Report.

The Public Health Agency of Canada provides more information on the National Advisory Committee on Immunization.

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