A Supply and Demand Management Perspective on the Accelerated Global Introductions of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine in a Constrained Supply Market

@inproceedings{Lewis2017ASA,
  title={A Supply and Demand Management Perspective on the Accelerated Global Introductions of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine in a Constrained Supply Market},
  author={Ian H Lewis and Ann E Ottosen and Jennifer Rubin and Diana Chang Blanc and Simona Zipursky and Emily Wootton},
  booktitle={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
A total of 105 countries have introduced IPV as of September 2016 of which 85 have procured the vaccine through UNICEF. The Global Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 called for the rapid introduction of at least one dose of IPV into routine immunization schedules in 126 all OPV-using countries by the end of 2015. At the time of initiating the procurement process, demand was estimated based on global modeling rather than individual country indications. In its capacity as… CONTINUE READING