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Executive Health Management

Vaccine Rollout: Implications of “Abundance of Caution”

2021 20 Apr

Over the last week the COVID-19 vaccine landscape has once again changed drastically, with the use of J&J’s Janssen suspended in many countries and new players attracting more attention.   You might also like: Shortages of COVID-19 vaccine supplies are being felt globally, not excluding the EU and the UK. Do companies fulfil their obligations... Read more

Executive Health Management

What’s Happening with COVID-19 Vaccine Supply?

2021 29 Mar

Shortages of COVID-19 vaccine supplies are being felt globally, not excluding the EU and the UK. Do companies fulfil their obligations and where will new manufacturing facilities be created?   You might also like: Why has AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine been the centre of attention in Europe over the past few days? Learn more... Read more

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COVID-19 Vaccine Passports Are Coming to EU

2021 19 Mar

The European Commission has officially proposed the creation of the EU's ‘COVID-19 passport’ and is planning to have introduced the ecosystem by summer.   You might also like: The European Commission aims to have vaccinated 70% of the adult population by summer 2021. Learn more   The ‘ Digital Green Certificate’ (DGC) should... Read more

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CDC Interim Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People

2021 16 Mar

Efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic finally became possible when, in December 2020, the FDA authorised the use of the first COVID-19 vaccine, manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech. Soon after, two additional vaccines from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson also received emergency authorisation for use. As of 8 March 2021, over 31 million people in the U.S. have... Read more

Executive Health Management

Perfect Storm for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine in EU

2021 14 Mar

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has been the centre of attention in Europe over the past few days. Several countries has suspended its administration after reports of a number of thromboembolic events and several deaths. This has been exacerbated by the company’s inability to meet its contractual obligations in the EU on the medicine delivery.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Reset 2021: Join the Expert Discussion

2021 22 Feb

To round up the first HealthManagement.org – The Journal issue of this year, prominent contributors will join forces at the Reset 2021 DigiConf webinar to discuss a range of issues related to COVID-19 and the future of healthcare. You are invited to join us online on 2 March 2021 .   You might also like: Reset 2021... Read more

Executive Health Management

Over $4.3B Pledged by G7 in COVID-19 Fight, More Funds Needed

2021 20 Feb

G7 leaders have collectively pledged over $4.3 billion to the ACT Accelerator partnership to develop and distribute effective tests, treatments and vaccines globally.   You might also like: New Vaccine Agreements for COVAX   The commitment was made during the Virtual G7 leaders meeting on 19 February 2021, taking... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 09 Feb

In the UK the incidence numbers are going down, which is a relief to see and to feel. I was pretty down at the beginning of 2021 and hope seemed far away. Four weeks down the line, and I am happier again.   I can see what the huge vaccination programme (over 13% of the U.K. population has been vaccinated) has brought... Read more

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Investigation of EU COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts

2021 23 Jan

The European Ombudsman is investigating the European Commission’s refusal to give public access to documents concerning the purchase of vaccines against COVID-19.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk   After receiving two complaints, the Ombudsman office has opened an... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Vaccine Agreements for COVAX

2021 23 Jan

COVAX, the global initiative to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines across the world, has announced new agreements for Pfizer/BioNTech and AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccines delivery, about 200 million doses in total.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccines: Tracking and Future Distribution   Specifically,... Read more