Monday, August 28, 2017
ICMR; MOHFW Sign MoU with International Vaccine Institute to Support Vaccine Development in India
With a long history of scientific collaboration with IVI, India officially became a signatory
health authorities in Odisha State to introduce the oral cholera vaccine for the first time in India in 2011. In addition, IVI has collaborated with National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), Kolkata on research and training projects, including the establishment of a vaccine evaluation lab at NICED.
It will also accelerate capacity-building initiatives that will synergize with and benefit India’s vaccine industry, public health and immunization programs.
supplies 60% of the world's vaccines 60-80% of annual UN vaccine purchases(2012)