BANGKOK, Feb 9 – Thailand plans to invest Bt700 million (US$24 million) to produce DTP-HB, a combination vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and hepatitis B, in cooperation with a French pharmaceutical company, according to the Thai public health minister.
Dr Pradit Sintavanarong said local manufacturing of the vaccine will save the country nearly Bt2 billion (US$67 million) over the next 8-10 years.
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