Keeping heat-sensitive vaccines and other drugs at the right temperature is crucial yet often difficult in areas with limited or no electrical power. In response to this challenge, a group of public- and private-sector partners is working with project Optimize to evaluate a range of transportation and storage containers for heat-sensitive drugs and vaccines that operate in environments with or without access to reliable power.

Corporate author(s): PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: July 2012

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Cool Innovations for Vaccine Transportation and Storage

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Cool Innovations for Vaccine Transportation and Storage [French]

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Also known as: Innovations Pour le Transport et le Stockage des Vaccins Dans la Chaîne du Froid

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Region: Global

See also:

Vaccines and immunizationMiscellaneous

Health technologiesVaccine delivery

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