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Supplies and Logistics

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) Vaccine Supply and Demand Update

UNICEF provides revised information on Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine following changes to supply availability. Whereas one manufacturer voluntarily recalled three suspected batches of diluent from the market following technical difficulties and temporarily suspended production, WHO de-listed the BCG vaccine of another manufacturer from prequalification. Global demand for BCG vaccines through UNICEF can nevertheless still be met provided countries are able and willing to accept vaccines from alternative manufacturers of WHO prequalified products, even though there will be an impact on the global buffer capacity

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) Vaccine - December 2019

Previous updates

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) Vaccine Supply and Demand Update  – August 2019

Q & A: Update on BCG vaccine market – February 2016

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Vaccine Supply & Demand Outlook – December 2015

Q & A: UNICEF information to countries on constrained BCG vaccine market - June 2015

BCG vaccine supply and demand update  - December 2014

BCG vaccine supply and demand update  - August 2014

BCG vaccine supply and demand update  - September 2013


 

 

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