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Some Vaccine Costs Are Hidden Below the Surface

This banner serves as the backdrop for a vaccine presentation game in the project Optimize traveling exhibit—an exhibit featuring supply chain innovations being developed and tested in different countries around the world. The banner illustrates that while vaccine price is a big part of the total cost, there are many other important costs associated with each type of vaccine presentation that are less obvious, including costs for shipping, cold chain maintenance, and training.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

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Also known as: Certain Coûts Liés aux Vaccines Sont Cachés

Resource types: PATH resource, Presentation

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Immunization financing, Cold chain technologies, Presentation and packaging, Supply chain and logistics systems

Regions: Global