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Introducing Solar-Powered Vaccine Refrigerator and Freezer Systems – A Guide for Managers in National Immunization Programmes

This document provides guidance on how to implement successful solar-powered vaccine refrigerator and freezer systems. It takes into account important new developments in refrigerator technology and is based on lessons learned during the 30 years since solar refrigerator systems were first used in immunization programs.

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

Published: 2015

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1.3 MB PDF (Located at apps.who.int)

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3.4 MB PDF (Located at apps.who.int)

Also known as: Introduction aux systèmes de réfrigération et de congélation à l’énergie solaire pour les vaccins. Guide à l’intention des responsables des programmes nationaux de vaccination

Resource types: Report

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Cold chain technologies

Regions: Global