In April 2020 the European Union has launched its “Team Europe” package to support partner countries in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences. The objective of the “Team Europe” approach is to combine resources from the EU, its Member States, and financial institutions, in particular the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
The overall figure of the “Team Europe” package reaches almost 38.5 billion euros.
Global cooperation and solidarity is paramount to effectively fight the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure early access to vaccines, diagnostics and treatments everywhere.
No one will be safe until everyone is safe.
This is why the EU has been leading the multilateral response to make sure no one is left behind. The health security and start of a sustainable global recovery depend on it.
Commission launches Coronavirus Global Response in May 2020 to mobilise funds for research and development of tests, treatments and vaccines, strengthen health systems and the global recovery close to
The Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator was launched at the end of April 2020 by the WHO,
the EU and global health organizations to:
of COVID-19 vaccines,
tests and treatments
ACT-A brings together governments, scientists, civil society, charities and global health organizations.
Vaccine pillar of ACT-A, co-led by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, CEPI and WHO
Over €2.2 billion
from the EU’s TEAM EUROPE
brings us closer to COVAX’s objective to deliver at least 1.3 billion
doses for lower income countries by end of 2021
Will allow 27 Member states to share EU purchased
doses with third countries, including through
EU has secured 2.6 billion doses from six vaccine
producers for Europe, with the possibility to share
with other countries, in particular the Western
Balkans, the EU's Neighbourhood and Africa
We need to make progress with global vaccination
and prepare health systems for future pandemics,
especially in the most vulnerable countries.
EU has invested over €1.1 billion to strengthen
health systems in 13 African countries: Burkina
Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic
Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea (Conakry),
Guinea Bissau, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria,