Supply Annual Report 2016

See how, together with partners, UNICEF delivered price reductions for vaccines and other supplies that resulted in $588.2 million in savings.

Children in Hakha, Chin State, Myanmar, happily posing for pictures during the country-wide polio vaccination campaign in 2016.


In 2016, UNICEF procured $3.519 billion in supplies and services. Partnerships, competition and strategic procurement resulted in $588.2 million in savings. Healthy markets for life-saving supplies are essential for health, education, protection and social inclusion of every child. Procurement is also a strategic activity contributing towards social, economic and environmental sustainability. Analyses of vaccine markets give insights into seven decades of procurement scale, impact and lessons learned. The report also details commodity and service groups, UNICEF suppliers and procurement values for the year.

UNICEF Supply Annual Report 2016
UNICEF Supply Division
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