A ‘healthy’ vaccines ecosystem

What is a healthy vaccines ecosystem? [Shutterstock]

The EU’s fragmented market has created barriers for vaccines in Europe. In this Special Report, EURACTIV looks into what a “healthy vaccines ecosystem” is and how its different components could better coordinate to break silos and improve healthcare.

The lack of predictability combined with a number of challenges such as rising population and vaccination hesitancy has caused EU policy makers headaches.

The EU has taken several parallel initiatives; however, in practice, they have not solved yet the vaccines puzzle.

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  • Healthy vaccines ecosystem: A tough equation to solve

    News | Health 08-10-2019

    In a fragmented EU market, the vaccines ecosystem is complex and in order for it to be “healthy” all relevant stakeholders should be taken into account, Professor Panos Kanavos, an associate professor at LSE, told EURACTIV.com.

  • Expert: Complex vaccines ecosystem needs an EU-wide platform

    News | Health 09-10-2019

    A new EU-wide platform for vaccines, which will bring together all different stakeholders, is needed in order to identify the gaps and fix the problems of the vaccines ecosystem’s complexity, Dr Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, a health expert, told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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