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Temperature Monitoring Devices: An Overview

Maintaining proper temperatures for vaccine products is challenging, especially in places with extremely hot or cold climates, unreliable electricity, and weak transportation infrastructure. This handout displays devices prequalified by the World Health Organization that assess vaccine handling quality, detect malfunctioning equipment, and prevent temperature fluctuations that can negatively impact vaccine potency and safety.

Author: Optimize (PATH, World Health Organization)

Published: 2013

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Also known as: Le Point sur les Appareils Enregistreurs de Température

Resource types: PATH resource, Fact sheet

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Cold chain technologies

Regions: Global