The resources below are intended to support manufacturers in understanding the markets for immunization devices, especially for those that they are considering for submission for prequalification. They may also be of interest to governments, donors and nongovernmental organizations carrying out or funding procurement of immunization devices.
WHO prequalification is entirely impartial and does not play any role in commercial decision-making. Rather, it is dedicated to maintaining rigorous performance, quality and safety standards of immunization-related products and devices. WHO prequalification therefore does not generate any about product markets, although such information is prepared by other UN entities and partner organizations and may be useful. Links to relevant resources can be found below.
The United Nations represents a global market of over USD 17 billion annually for all types of products and services. UNGM is a single window for product and service vendors to learn about upcoming tenders and to share information about their products and services with UN organizations, countries and regions.
UNICEF publishes past, current and future pricing data for cold chain equipment, among other essential health products. The pricing data is published as a part of UNICEF’s Influencing Markets Strategy which aims to ensure better value for money and to enhance programme effectiveness and efficiency. UNICEF has a broad commitment to information and price transparency.
Gavi's market-shaping efforts aim to make life-saving vaccines and immunization products more accessible and affordable for lower-income countries. Gavi’s market-shaping efforts aim to make life-saving vaccines and immunization products more accessible and affordable for lower-income countries. Gavi publishes supply and procurement roadmaps that help guide Gavi's market shaping efforts by analysing the dynamics of vaccine or cold chain markets.