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Solar Direct-Drive: A Better Option for Last-Mile Cooling

For health facilities lacking reliable access to electricity, solar direct-drive refrigerators are the most cost-effective option currently available for vaccine storage when comparing similarly sized units. This banner provides information about this technology.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

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Also known as: Les Réfrigérateurs Solaires à Commande Directe : Une Meilleure Option de Refroidissement en Fin de Trajet

Resource types: PATH resource, Presentation

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Cold chain technologies, Supply chain and logistics systems

Regions: Global