Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is intended to prevent cervical cancer. As part of project Optimize, a two-year HPV vaccine demonstration project is being conducted to demonstrate how existing delivery systems can be adapted to successfully provide HPV vaccine to young adolescent girls. HPV vaccine is a strong candidate for out-of-the-cold-chain use given its characteristics of high heat stability and freeze sensitivity.

Author(s): Robertson J, Vu H, Le N, et al.

Corporate author(s): PATH

Publication date: July 2010

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Cold Chain Temperature Monitoring in Vietnam

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