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EU to back expansion of vaccine production capacity in Africa Investment in manufacturing more useful than Covid patent waivers supported by US A Kenyan woman receives the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.

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EU to back expansion of vaccine production capacity in ...

EU to back expansion of vaccine production capacity in Africa. The EU plans to throw its weight behind a push to expand vaccine manufacturing in Africa after the coronavirus pandemic has underscored a need to broaden the production of life saving jabs. Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission president, is expected to back proposals to ...

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EU to invest 1 billion euros to build vaccine production ...

May 21, 2021  The European Union will invest 1 billion euros to build vaccine manufacturing hubs in Africa, the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday.

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Ursula von der Leyen News - EU to back expansion of ...

May 17, 2021  Ursula von der Leyen News – EU to back expansion of vaccine production capacity in Africa The EU plans to throw its weight behind a push to expand vaccine manufacturing in Africa after the coronavirus pandemic has underscored a need to broaden the production of life saving jabs.

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Africa wants to produce a coronavirus vaccine - politico

Jul 26, 2021  Africa is poised to make a bold move that could turn around its fortunes in coronavirus vaccine manufacturing — taking the continent from import dependence to self-sufficient production of life-saving jabs for coronavirus, TB and maybe even one

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New consortium working to boost vaccine production in ...

Jul 30, 2021  Biovac is a South African specialist vaccines company that was established to revive local human vaccine production in Southern Africa. Alongside the development of bacterial vaccine technologies, the company has built modern facilities and secured high profile technology transfers from international vaccine companies.

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Battling vaccine inequity: Africa boosts Covid-19 jab ...

Aug 17, 2021  Right now there are fewer than 10 African manufacturers with any vaccine production capacity, and they are based in just five countries: Egypt, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia.

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Africa shouldn’t be forced to go it alone when it comes to ...

Jul 10, 2021  M ore than 3bn doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have now been administered worldwide. But as the campaign forges ahead, one continent lags far behind the rest. Africa, home to

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Countries in Europe to make vaccines at home Cyprus Mail

Mar 12, 2021  Africa Americas Asia Europe Middle East Oceania China ... Building up vaccine production capacity makes sense given the need to vaccinate

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EU to back expansion of vaccine production capacity in ...

The EU plans to throw its weight behind a push to expand vaccine manufacturing in Africa after the coronavirus pandemic has underscored a need to broaden the production of life saving jabs. Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission president, is expected to back proposals to establish strategic manufacturing hubs in African countries at a ...

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Africa wants to produce a coronavirus vaccine - politico

Jul 26, 2021  Africa is poised to make a bold move that could turn around its fortunes in coronavirus vaccine manufacturing — taking the continent from import dependence to self-sufficient production of life-saving jabs for coronavirus, TB and maybe even one

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Press corner European Commission

May 21, 2021  Africa imports today 99% of its own vaccines. Team Europe has launched an initiative to boost manufacturing capacity in Africa and access to vaccines, medicines and health technologies. The initiative, backed by €1 billion funding from the EU budget and European development finance institutions such as the European Investment Bank, will cover ...

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Africa shouldn’t be forced to go it alone when it comes to ...

Jul 10, 2021  M ore than 3bn doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have now been administered worldwide. But as the campaign forges ahead, one continent lags far behind the rest. Africa, home to

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EU pushes back on Biden plan to waive coronavirus vaccine ...

May 08, 2021  Aiding China not Africa. During the leaders' dinner on Friday night, Merkel warned her colleagues that a patent waiver could do more to benefit a geopolitical rival like China, which has production capacity to make use of new Western mRNA technology, than it would to help needy countries in Africa obtain vaccines.

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The European Union is doing its utmost to achieve this objective. The European Union has fully demonstrated its commitment to international solidarity by producing vaccines at large scale and exporting on average 50% of the production. With over 250 million doses exported, the EU continues to

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EU Vaccines Strategy European Commission

With this in mind, on 17 June 2020, the European Commission presented the EU Vaccines Strategy to accelerate the development, manufacturing and deployment of vaccines against COVID-19. The Commission has taken a decision to support various vaccines based on a sound scientific assessment, the technology used, and capacity to supply the whole of ...

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EU proposes alternative to IP waiver to expand global ...

The EU has set out its plan to boost deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries, which banks on open supply chains, encouraging production and compulsory licences rather than an IP ...

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Countries in Europe to make vaccines at home Cyprus Mail

Mar 12, 2021  Africa Americas Asia Europe Middle East Oceania China ... Building up vaccine production capacity makes sense given the need to vaccinate

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Africa: New Consortium Working to Boost Vaccine Production ...

Jul 30, 2021  “Building vaccine manufacturing capacity in South Africa is the first step in a broader effort to boost local production to address health emergencies and strengthen regional health security ...

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G20 Health Ministers Dissolve Barriers to Sharing Billion+ ...

– supporting the expansion of production ... Team Europe will invest to equip Africa to produce vaccines itself. ... the EU has invested €4 billion in COVID-19 research and production capacity ...

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Solving COVID-19 Vaccine Inequality, Recommendations to ...

Too little has been done to promote the expansion and decentralization of vaccine manufacturing capacity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to help meet regional and global needs,” the report adds.

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Indian expansion of Covid vaccine drive may further strain ...

Apr 19, 2021  Indian expansion of Covid vaccine drive may further strain supplies This article is more than 2 months old All adults to be eligible from 1 May, making jab available to at least 400 million more ...

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Global Travelers Vaccines Market Size and Scope 2021 ...

Aug 08, 2021  7.2.3 Travelers Vaccines Production Capacity, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2016-2021) 7.2.4 Main Business and Markets Served 7.2.5 Recent Developments/Updates

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Africa: New Consortium Working to Boost Vaccine Production ...

Jul 30, 2021  “Building vaccine manufacturing capacity in South Africa is the first step in a broader effort to boost local production to address health emergencies and strengthen regional health security ...

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EU proposes alternative to IP waiver to expand global ...

The EU has set out its plan to boost deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries, which banks on open supply chains, encouraging production and compulsory licences rather than an IP ...

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South African Firm to Make Pfizer Vaccine, First in Africa ...

Jul 21, 2021  Senegal, the European Union and the U.S. recently signed an investment agreement to build a new vaccine manufacturing plant in Dakar, which will lead to the production of COVID-19 vaccines in Senegal.

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Commission set to propose alternatives to COVID vaccine IP ...

MEPs vote down call for COVID vaccine IP waiver. An amendment calling on the EU to back India and South Africa’s proposal to temporary lift intellectual property rights for the COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Africa needs vaccines. What would it take to make them ...

Apr 14, 2021  Vaccines: it’s safe to say that no one living today has ever thought quite so much about these invaluable substances.Rollouts of COVID-19 vaccines are well underway in some countries, especially those with large domestic manufacturing capacity. Many African countries have received their initial shipments from the COVAX facility 1 and from bilateral deals, in some cases months earlier than

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EXCLUSIVE In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make COVID ...

Jun 07, 2021  Africa's $1.3 billion vaccine market could rise to as high as $5.4 billion by 2030 because of population growth and the availability of new vaccines, U.S.

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Solving COVID-19 Vaccine Inequality, Recommendations to ...

Too little has been done to promote the expansion and decentralization of vaccine manufacturing capacity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to help meet regional and global needs,” the report adds.

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How Africa can manufacture to meet its own pharmaceutical ...

Sep 04, 2020  The COVID-19 pandemic exposed Africa’s inadequate capabilities and capacity to manufacture and supply essential drugs and personal protective

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Covid vaccines: Patent waivers won’t budge Big Pharma ...

Jun 16, 2021  The battle for equal access to Covid vaccines is gathering steam. On June 10, the European Parliament signalled an important turning point, voting in favor of the suspension of Covid-19 vaccine patents. However, realpolitik prevails: rich countries will centralize production in the factories of their pharmaceutical giants, while poorer countries wait for the crumbs.

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UK recognition of EU’s vaccine effort would not go amiss ...

Apr 09, 2021  Breton said Europe was expecting 360m doses from five manufacturers in the second quarter, with European factories on course to be producing 200m shots a month by September for an overall capacity ...

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Governments target production as vaccine nationalism grows

Mar 12, 2021  India plays a significant role in vaccine production globally, and the US, Japan and Australia also plan to help finance vaccine production capacity there, a

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MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on meeting ... - European Parliament

Jun 03, 2021  MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION. to wind up the debate on the statements by the Council and the Commission. pursuant to Rule 132(2) of the Rules of Procedure. on meeting the global COVID-19 challenge: effects of the waiver of the WTO TRIPS Agreement on COVID-19 vaccines, treatment, equipment and increasing production and manufacturing capacity in developing countries

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EU Plans to Ease Restrictions; U.S. Cases Slow: Virus Update

May 02, 2021  Vaccine production capacity needs to increase in order to have a significant inoculation rate that will bring herd immunity, World Health Organization

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Covid vaccines: EU tussle with UK over AstraZeneca ...

Mar 22, 2021  The Commission, meanwhile, has been blamed by many inside and outside the EU for making mistakes over EU vaccine procurement and production capacity. It's been on the defensive of

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