Facilitated by project Optimize, a World Health Organization and PATH collaboration, this review was conducted in the Western Cape of South Africa whereby the Biovac Institute (a third-party, private-sector company) took over the roles of vaccine procurement, warehouse management, inventory management, and vaccine distribution directly to health centers.

Author(s): Lydon P

Corporate author(s): World Health Organization, PATH

Publication date: October 2011

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Region: Africa

See also:

Vaccines and immunizationHepatitis B

Health technologiesVaccine delivery

Vaccines and immunizationMiscellaneous

Vaccines and immunizationDiarrheal disease

Vaccines and immunizationPneumococcal disease

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