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Feature - 06 Mar 2017

Great diversity in how companies improve vaccines access for people in poorer countries

People in Togo queue for the yellow fever vaccine, which is frequently in short supply. In 2014, Sanofi invested in a new production unit to double its capacity to manufacture the vaccine. Global shortages continue.

2017 Access to Vaccines Index: 1st analysis of vaccine company action

The Index shows what vaccine companies are doing to ensure all children can be immunised, including in the poorest and most remote communities.

"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

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