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Topic: Cold chain technologies

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How to Develop a Repair and Maintenance System for Cold Chain Equipment

Intended for Expanded Programme on Immunization managers, logisticians, cold chain managers, and decision-makers at national and subnational levels, this training module introduces the recommended components of a national cold chain equipment …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2017

How to Monitor Temperatures in the Vaccine Supply Chain

This training module focuses on temperature monitoring of vaccines and provides updated implementation guidance on vaccine vial monitors and various temperature monitoring tools for cold rooms and fridges, including new devices that monitor and log …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2015

How to Use Passive Containers and Coolant-Packs for Vaccine Transport and Outreach Operations

This training module provides guidance on how to develop a transport strategy for vaccines that minimizes the risk of exposure to freezing through the correct use of passive containers and their associated coolant-packs. It covers vaccine transport …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2015

Immunization Logistics and Supply Systems: From Vision to Action

This report summarizes workshops held in July 2010 by Project Optimize (a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization) in Washington, DC, and Seattle to engage stakeholders from a wide variety of organizations related to …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2010

The Imperative for Stronger Vaccine Supply and Logistics Systems

This article, published in Vaccine, asserts that over the next decade vaccine supply and logistics systems in nearly all developing countries will require significant investments of time and resources from global and national partners, donors, and …

Author: Zaffran M, Vandelaer J, Kristensen D, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Ingredients of a Successful Public-Private Partnership: A Case Study of the Landmark Vaccine Vial Monitor Partnership

This document describes the partnership that created the vaccine vial monitor, providing a useful example to policymakers, funders, nongovernmental and multilateral organizations, and product developers of how the public and private sectors can …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Innovative Passive Cooling Options for Vaccines

This evidence brief reports results from field demonstrations of new vaccine cold boxes that could soon be available as World Health Organization–prequalified devices for vaccine storage and/or transport. This information is intended for national …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Installing and Testing Battery-Free Solar Refrigerators in Vietnam

This photo set contains pictures of the installation and initial testing of two True Energy BLF 100 DC Sure Chill® battery-free solar powered vaccine refrigerators in Vietnam. The refrigerators were installed in May 2011, one in Thanh Ba district, …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Introducing Solar-Powered Vaccine Refrigerator and Freezer Systems – A Guide for Managers in National Immunization Programmes

This document provides guidance on how to implement successful solar-powered vaccine refrigerator and freezer systems. It takes into account important new developments in refrigerator technology and is based on lessons learned during the 30 years …

Author: United Nations Children’s Fund, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Investigation of Phase-Change Materials for Vaccine Cold Chain Equipment

This report presents the results of research and testing of phase-change materials (PCMs) as related to their potential use in vaccine cold chain equipment. It explores the landscape of suitable PCMs, their thermal characteristics, and their …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Investing in Stronger Vaccine Supply Chains: Reaching Children With Immunization, Saving Lives

This brochure describes how advances in vaccine supply chain systems can accelerate the delivery of lifesaving immunizations to people who need them. The document offers recommendations for global policymakers to support countries in building more …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Keeping the Cold Chain Cold

This policy paper documents the challenges of the cold chain at the last mile of delivery in the vaccine supply chain. It also provides examples of new innovations and approaches to improve cold chain monitoring and maintenance.

Author: VillageReach

Publication date: 2014

Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply

This 45-minute video was designed to decrease vaccine storage and handling errors and preserve vaccine supply by demonstrating to immunization providers the recommended best practices for storage and handling of vaccines. It highlights the keys to …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2014

Landscape Analysis: Cool Chain Technologies

Technologies related to the temperature control of vaccines during the distribution process are essential to the cool chain. This report provides a landscape analysis of these technologies and their appropriateness for use with vaccines in …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Landscape Analysis of Routine Immunization in Nigeria: Identifying Barriers and Prioritizing Interventions

This white paper provides an analysis of supply-side constraints and demand-side determinants of routine immunization coverage in Nigeria. It emphasizes that tackling the basic barriers to routine immunization in Nigeria—cold chain, transport, and …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2012

Lessons Learned From an Operations Research Assessment of New Supply Chain Demonstrations in Four Countries: A Framework for Decision-Making: Albania, Senegal, Tunisia, and Vietnam

In 2012, project Optimize completed an assessment to explore the acceptability and feasibility of the innovative vaccine supply chain interventions the project had demonstrated in four collaborating countries. The goal was to learn about future …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Lessons Learned in Reaching the Final 20: Building a Next-Generation Immunization Supply Chain in Mozambique

This report provides a detailed analysis and lessons learned from VillageReach’s work with the Mozambique Ministry of Health to implement comprehensive immunization supply chain changes. It highlights new tools, approaches, and evidence for …

Author: VillageReach

Publication date: 2016

Making Sense of Temperature Monitoring Devices

Maintaining proper temperatures for vaccine products is challenging, especially in places with extremely hot or cold climates, unreliable electricity, and weak transportation infrastructure. This banner displays devices prequalified by the World …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Meeting Requirements for Controlled Room Temperature Storage of Medicines

Project Optimize and the Tunisian Ministry of Public Health are collaborating to explore new logistics and supply chain solutions that can optimize the vaccine supply chain. This report describes a study that project Optimize commissioned to assess …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Monitoring Ambient and Cold Chain Temperatures During Delivery of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in Vietnam and Uganda: Summary Report

This report summarizes the design and key findings of temperature monitoring studies that gathered ambient temperature data during different HPV vaccine delivery strategies and in multiple geographic settings and seasons.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2010

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