Direct-Drive Solar Vaccine Refrigerators—A New Choice for Vaccine Storage

This evidence brief developed by project Optimize is directed toward supply chain managers in low-and middle-income countries and provides information about direct-drive solar refrigerators, which may be a good option for vaccine storage in areas with little or no electricity. It provides background about the technology and some practical guidance about weighing this option for specific situations.

Publication date: May 2013

Available materials

  1. English

    1. Direct-Drive Solar Vaccine Refrigerators—A New Choice for Vaccine Storage 872.5 KB PDF

      Hard copies are not available.

  2. French

    1. Direct-Drive Solar Vaccine Refrigerators—A New Choice for Vaccine Storage [French] 749.8 KB PDF