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How to Calculate Vaccine Volumes and Cold Chain Capacity Requirements

This module provides guidance on calculating vaccine volumes; evaluating cold chain storage capacity and requirements; and calculating cold chain storage needs for coolant-packs and the dry-storage capacity required for immunization-related commodities. It also demonstrates how to identify potential solutions for current and future cold chain capacity gaps.

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

Published: 2017

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Resource types: Training material

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Cold chain technologies, Supply chain and logistics systems

Regions: Global