GSK, Merck and Indian firms slash childhood vaccine prices for GAVI/UNICEF
This article was originally published in Scrip
GlaxoSmithKline, Merck and several Indian firms have cut the prices of their essential life-saving vaccines so they can be procured for poor children in least developed countries at affordable prices. The price reduction deal, announced by the vaccine-funder GAVI Alliance (vaccines are procured through UNICEF), includes pentavalent, rotavirus and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines (see table below).
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