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Great diversity in how companies improve vaccines access for people in poorer countries
Adaptations to existing vaccines account for half of vaccine R&D projects
Companies are adapting existing vaccines for low-resource settings. Adaptive projects account for 48% of projects in the pipeline, including many multivalent vaccines.
When setting prices, all companies consider countries’ Gavi status – most also consider GNI per capita
Collectively, the six companies consider 18 diverse factors when setting vaccine prices.
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"There have been massive improvements in global health in the past decades, with all major pharmaceutical companies taking action. To close the gaps that remain, a greater diversity of companies must get involved and stay engaged."
Jayasree K. Iyer
Executive Director Access to Medicine Foundation