Europe is a long-standing leader in vaccines. Maintaining this position and ensuring vaccine availability in times of increased demand and supply constraints can only be achieved by a committed industry, operating in a stable environment, able to produce vaccines of the highest quality and to innovate to meet future vaccine needs.
Shortages of medicines, including vaccines, are of increasing concern in the EU and globally. The causes are multiple. Finding solutions requires a concerted effort by all key stakeholders. Vaccines Europe is contributing to finding such solutions.
We describe the potential labelling/packaging improvements that could facilitate vaccine supply in our position paper accessible here.