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Supplies and Logistics

Vaccine Industry Consultation 8th and 9th October 2014

UNICEF Supply Division hosted an Industry Consultation for interested vaccines manufacturers.

The meeting took place in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 8th and 9th October 2014.

The objective of the meeting is to provide industry with updates on relevant programme updates and supply issues.   

The scope of the meeting will include:

-        Strategies for supporting healthy vaccine markets and the sustained supply of affordable, quality vaccines

-        Updates from partners

-        Market updates for vaccines, including traditional and new EPI vaccines

-       Strengthening immunisation supply chains

Please see the agenda here. (last update 09.10.2014)


Day 1

1. Overview of UNICEF and UNICEF Supply Division Strategies and Priorities

2. EPI 40 global progress in immunisation, challenges opportunities and looking forward

3. Updates on NRA strengthening activities by WHO

3a. bOPVregulatory approval

3b. Process for development of a revised NRA assessment tool

4. Assuring Vaccine Quality overview of prequalification

5. MSF Vaccination priorities and challenges for vaccine access

6. Vaccine Market Overview BMGF

7. OPV/IPV supply and demand, including planning for the switch from tOPV to bOPV

Day 2

1. Achieving equity in immunisation through reaching every community

2. GAVI Secretariat update, progress priorities and strategies

3. UNICEF vaccine procurement overview, priorities, status and way forward

4. Market update UNICEF Supply Division

5. Working with UNICEF principles and procurement processes

6. Immunisation Supply Chain strategies


for more information please contact Kathryn Dorgan kdorgan@unicef.org



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