Pneumococcal vaccines are complex vaccines that would normally reach low-income countries 10-15 years after their introduction in industrialised countries.

Thanks to the pneumococcal Advance Market Commitment, children in 60 Gavi-eligible countries are being immunised against the main cause of pneumonia today.

AMC Annual Report 2018

2018 Pneumococcal AMC Annual Report

The 2018 Pneumococcal AMC Annual Report gives an overview of the activities linked to the implementation of the pilot Advance Market Commitment from 1 January to 31 December 2018.

It was developed by the AMC Secretariat at Gavi, in collaboration with the World Bank and UNICEF’s Supply Division.

View previous Annual Reports: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010  



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If you represent a vaccine manufacturer and are interested in participating in the pneumococcal AMC, this section explains how to make your offer.

Suppliers must sign a registration agreement relating to the AMC terms and conditions. 

UNICEF issues Calls for Supply Offers following the publication of the Strategic Demand Forecast.

Manufacturers registration 

UNICEF pre-tender meeting 

UNICEF call for supply offers 

Supply agreements 

Inflation review 

Remaining AMC offer amount  



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About the pneumococcal AMC


Innovative mechanism makes vaccines available for children in developing countries at the right price, in the right quantity and at the right time.

How the pneumococcal AMC works

AMC process

Step by step guide to the method behind the AMC mechanism linking donors, the World Bank, WHO, UNICEF and developing country governments.

How Gavi countries apply

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Gavi-eligible countries should apply for Gavi pneumococcal vaccine support in the usual way. Countries that are in transition or no longer eligible for other forms of Gavi support, should follow separate application guidelines.


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