UNICEF Supply Division
Terms of Reference
Technical Assistance in Cold Chain Supply Systems:
Field Evaluation of Performance of Essential Cold Chain Technologies
Full time equivalent of 3 months, completed over maximum of 6 months
Background and Purpose
As countries are scaling vaccination programmes, more and more focus is placed on ensuring that the cold...
Full time equivalent of 2 months, completed over maximum of 4 months
Background and Purpose
As countries are scaling vaccination programmes, more and more focus is placed on ensuring that the cold chain is maintained. Ensuring that sufficient, reliable cold chain infrastructure is available is critical, not only to ensure that vaccines remain effective, but also to prevent the loss of...
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The Yves Chartier Award 2014 rewards an NGO, or an actor from civil society, from an African country, who will have elaborated a campaign or achieved an innovative project in the struggle against antimicrobial resistance and climate change, relative to one of three specific domains of intervention : Water – Sanitation & Toilets – Injection...
Dear experts, I have two questions for you.
1/ On most of blistered and non blistered medicine monograph, there is written that medicines should be kept in a cool and dry place.
WHO guidance on temperature is well explained. Fine.
It is very hard to find anything around humidity. Except that it should be below 60%.
What about in cooling boxes, freezers, and fridges ? Is there any strict...
Thanks for bringing more devices for cold chain practitioners. We all lack access to good information and you are solving part of the problem. Here I share my experience in cold/frozen chain from Canada, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Thailand, Viet Nam, Mauritius, etc. in vaccines, SLD TB, blood samples, and serums, etc.
a) It would be very helpful you change the...
"These reviews are based on recent CHAI experience with installing the SunDanzer BFRV 55 DC solar direct drive refrigerator as part of a pilot in southwestern Tanzania. During the experience, a number of points were noted to pass back to the manufacturer to help them improve their designs. These..."
"These reviews are based on recent CHAI experience with installing the Sure Chill BLF 100 DC solar direct drive refrigerator as part of a pilot in southwestern Tanzania. During the experience, a number of points were noted to pass back to the manufacturer to help them improve their designs...."
"Given that I was told that SDD would not have performed well due to the heavy cloudy and rainy seasons by a certain manufacturer, I have opted for the VC 65-2 from Dulas. The packaging of this equipment was excellent as all 7 of them arrived safely to Benin. ..."
"I have purchased couple of these for districts and regional stores while working for AMP in Benin. These equipment, since their installation, have been working correctly. The equipment were well received and the packaging was excellent. Its huge volume is very helpful especially during mass campaigns for not..."
"During my time at AMP and principally at LOGIVAC’s demonstration site, I was looking to purchase a dozen BFRV55 for the various health centers that did not have access to grid electricity and that were using obsolete absorption refrigerators. I contacted the manufacturer and was advised by SELF to provide..."
"In 2011, Project Optimize collaborated with Vietnam’s National Expanded Programme on Immunization to evaluate the effectiveness of battery-free solar-powered vaccine refrigerators. Two True Energy BLF 100 DC refrigerators were installed in May 2011, one in Thanh Ba district, Phu Tho province and the other in Thanh Phu district, Ben Tre..."