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Sanofi Pasteur MSD welcomes the New Vaccines Europe Brochure on “Vaccines, a tool for spending smart”

On January 25th, 2016,   Vaccines Europe published a new infographic that illustrates in an user-friendly format, the fundamental contribution made by vaccination with regards to Public Health, to Economic Growth  and to Health and Social Equity.

Vaccination certainly constitutes one of the most cost-effective public health interventions implemented worldwide to prevent morbidity and mortality associated to several deadly diseases. As often noted, however, vaccination has become victim of its own success. Today, growing hesitant behaviour and complacency towards disease are putting at risk a proper implementation of the National Immunisation Programmes across the EU Member States.

As a result, over the past years, Europe has been experiencing a worrying surge in cases of vaccine-preventable diseases. Such a situation puts avertable strains on healthcare systems, as the necessary vaccines and infrastructures to deliver the programmes are often in place but remain suboptimal in their use. This represents a gap, as the investment in cost-effective vaccination programmes must be seen as instrumental to protect individual health on the one hand, but also to contribute to healthcare systems’ sustainability, societal welfare and economic growth on the other.

The Vaccines Europe infographic, exclusively based on peer reviewed publications, provide an effective tool to address the economic and financial dimension of the value of vaccines and immunisation programmes in Europe.

The leaflet is available on Vaccines Europe website :

Formed in 1991, Vaccines Europe, represents major innovative research-based vaccine companies operating in Europe which account for a large share of human vaccines used worldwide.

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Sanofi Pasteur MSD Italy rewarded at the AboutPharma Digital Awards 2015

On October 29th in Milan, Sanofi Pasteur MSD Italy has been rewarded during the AboutPharma Digital Awards 2015 in the Category “Projects for Patients – Prevention of Diseases” with the HPV TOOLBOX Project (HPV Universal Vaccination) !

“AboutPharma Digital Awards 2015” is a competition gathering the best digital projects of Pharma & Healthcare Italian sector, in which Sanofi Pasteur MSD participated for the second year. This year, Sanofi Pasteur MSD Italy reached the third place on the podium for its “HPV Toolbox” project during the rewarding ceremony.

Gathering 153 projects and more than 70 competitor organizations, this edition has been particularly challenging and Sanofi Pasteur MSD Italy is very proud to achieve this further recognition which confirms :
• That the company could reach a wide audience through interactive and multidirectional tools strongly supporting Sanofi Pasteur MSD’s mission: the battle against infectious diseases and misinformation
• An aligned implementation of European Region strategic guidelines for digital channels as an opportunity to become a recognized leader in vaccines related digital communication

Sanofi Pasteur MSD Italy is thankful to its Customers who once again voted for the project, allowing us to obtain this recognition.

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David Khougazian’s intervention at Friends of Europe

On October 22nd, 2015, David Khougazian, CEO of Sanofi Pasteur MSD, addressed as keynote speaker at the 2015 “State of Europe” Conference. The annual event is organized by Friends of Europe, a leading European think-tank focused on key global and European issues that span political, economic, social and environmental challenges (

This year’s roundtable focused on “Addressing Europe’s Crises: Policy Crossroads”, and David Khougazian opened the session dedicated to “Building a caring Europe”. David Khougazian highlighted the central role of prevention to build a sustainable caring Europe: address the demographic challenge and senior immunisation, implement effective healthcare policies for refugees and make Europe free from any vaccine-preventable disease. David Khougazian called for setting a European Roadmap for prevention and health to rejuvenate Europe.

Please click on the following links to access the videos: D. Khougazian’s opening remarks / D. Khougazian’s closing remarks