Stockholm. Landstingens upphandling av vaccin mot livmoderhalscancer, HPV-vaccin, måste göras om. De beslutade kammarrätten i Stockholm på onsdagen. Orsaken är att landstingen angett en för lång avtalstid.
Vaccinet, som ska ges gratis till hundratusentals flickor, försenas nu ytterligare.
Läkemedelsjätten Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) vann den nationella upphandlingen. Men det förlorande företaget Sanofi Pasteur MSD överklagade ända upp till kammarrätten.
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Stockholm. The county councils’ procurement of vaccines against cervical cancer, HPV vaccine, must be repeated. They decided Appeal in Stockholm on Wednesday. The reason is that the county entered a long-term.
The vaccine, which should be free to hundreds of thousands of girls, now delayed further.
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) won the national award. But the losing company Sanofi Pasteur MSD appealed up to the appeal.
The dispute about which company will be supplying the vaccine against HPV to the county councils have been protracted.
In March last year, won the Glaxo Smithkline tug of war against Sanofi Pasteur MSD in the national procurement of the vaccine injections will contain. Cervarix won because it was cheaper than rival Gardasil.
The idea was that girls in grades five and six already in the fall would begin to receive free vaccine.
However, Sanofi Pasteur MSD appealed, arguing that the county used an unauthorized ramavtalstid. It also contended that Gardasil not only protects against human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cancer of the cervix, among other things, but also against genital warts, genital warts. This would provide a saving to society in the long term that the purchaser had not taken into account, according to the company.
Saga of which the HPV vaccine to the country’s young girls will get more and more irritating.
Christian Democrat MP Caroline Szyber is so upset that she reported the legal process to JO.
– It is unreasonable to long delays in the court allows up to 200 000 girls will have to wait for news on when the charge can be offered vaccine, “she said in a press release, noting that the lengthy process imposes great costs on both the public and private.