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Vaccine Advance-Purchase Agreements for Low-Income Countries: Practical Issues

This article, published in Health Affairs, considers the practical economic and legal arrangements for advance-purchase commitments to increase incentives for the development and production of vaccines for diseases concentrated in low-income countries. The authors also identify several practical issues that they believe the public health and policy community should consider further in the design of an advance-purchase commitment.

Author: Berndt ER, Hurvitz JA

Published: 2005

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Citation: Berndt ER, Hurvitz JA. Vaccine Advance-Purchase Agreements for Low-Income Countries: Practical Issues. Health Affairs. 2005;24(3):653-665.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Immunization financing

Regions: Global