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Cool Innovations for Vaccine Transportation and Storage

Keeping heat-sensitive vaccines and other drugs at the right temperature is crucial yet often difficult in areas with limited or no electrical power. This fact sheet describes a response to this challenge, where a group of public- and private-sector partners, working with project Optimize, evaluated a range of transportation and storage containers for heat-sensitive drugs and vaccines that operate in environments with or without access to reliable power in Africa and Asia.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

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Also known as: Innovations Pour le Transport et le Stockage des Vaccins Dans la Chaîne du Froid

Resource types: PATH resource, Fact sheet

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Cold chain technologies, Supply chain and logistics systems

Regions: Africa, Asia