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The Role of Regulation in Advancing African Vaccine Manufacturing: Policy Options for Gavi
November 29, 2023
Regulation plays a vital role in ensuring the quality, safety, and efficacy of vaccines—and a strong regulatory system is key to successfully expanding vaccine manufacturing. The Gavi Secretariat is currently fine-tuning the design of a new Advance Market Commitment (AMC)—a financial mechanism to su...
Learning from the Pandemic: Making the Most of Genomic Surveillance in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
November 15, 2023
During the COVID-19 pandemic, whole genomic sequencing (WGS)-based surveillance played a key role in identifying variants of concern, investigating their spread and transmissibility, and facilitating the design and optimization of medical countermeasures, including diagnostic tools and vaccines. How...