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UNICEF
Prior to cold room installation, critical checks need to be conducted and site readiness validated to ensure a hitch free installation. Below are essential elements to consider for site readiness...
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO has developed the Temperature Mapping tool which aids the process of mapping temperatures in various types of cold chain equipment and dry stores. The Temperature Mapping tool is a computer-based...
Irakli Gabisonia , Maricel Castro, Mojtaba Haghgou, Souleymane Kone
The WHO is launching the new web-based and mobile-based equipment Inventory and Gap Analysis (IGA) application. Join us in a webinar to learn how this application can ease up the burden of...
Irakli Gabisonia , Maricel Castro, Mojtaba Haghgou, Souleymane Kone
L’OMS lance une nouvelle application internet et mobile d’Inventaire d’équipement et d’Analyse des Gaps (en anglais, IGA pour « Inventory and Gap Analysis »). Rejoignez-nous lors d’un...
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
Outil de planification pour la réalisation et l'analyse d'un inventaire des équipements de la chaîne du froid.
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
Comment lire les pastilles de contrôle des vaccins.
Eckart Zolllner
The Ikhaya Vaccine Monitor VM1000 has been designed to cater for multiple temperature probe technologies, allowing for applications from the standard temperature range right down to Ultra low...
Praba Moonsamy
The VM1000 control unit supports: 1. A maximum of 4 wired & 4 wireless probes, or 8 probes in total 2. Power status monitoring 3. Room Temperature & Humidity Monitoring 4. Door Monitoring...
UNICEF
Le présent document offre des orientations sur les activités relatives à la gestion des données issues de l’inventaire des équipements de la chaîne du froid (ECF). Il est destiné aux pays...
UNICEF
This document provides guidance on activities related to cold chain equipment inventory (CCEI) data management to countries that deliver comprehensive health services and immunization programs. It...
Jemma L King
So far, 14 major vaccination campaigns against polio, measles, cholera, HPV, yellow fever and meningitis have been postponed, as have four national vaccine introductions. To address this severe...
Umit Kartoglu
This presentation was used during the TechNet-21 webinar on vaccine vial monitor (VVM)-based vaccine management, on the occasion of the publishing of “The Book of VVM:...
Dan Brigden
This presentation describes how to use the TechNet-21 cold chain equipment (CCE) area for users and PQS manufacturers.
World Health Organization (WHO)
A cold room temperature mapping study establishes the temperature distribution in cold rooms – the largest vaccine storage equipment within a country’s cold chain, generally used at central or...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guidance\'s objectives are to: 1. Raise the level of awareness and contribute to capacity building on issues associated with decommissioning and disposal by providing an overview of CCE...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guidance\'s objectives are to: 1. Raise the level of awareness and contribute to capacity building on issues associated with decommissioning and disposal by providing an overview of CCE...
UNICEF
The Cold Chain Weight & Volume Calculator is a practical tool for calculating the space required for in-country deliveries and cold chain storage. It is designed to help Partners/ EPI and Supply...
World Health Organization (WHO), Quality and Safety (PQS)
On Tuesday 10th July 2018, the WHO Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS) Working Group conducted its first face-to-face technical consultation with manufacturers of PQS- prequalified immunization...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
WHO Vaccine Management Handbook: How to monitor temperatures in the vaccine supply chain. WHO IVB 15.04
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guidance\'s objectives are to: 1. Raise the level of awareness and contribute to capacity building on issues associated with decommissioning and disposal by providing an overview of CCE...
AOV with R&D support from PATH addressed the problem of vaccine freezing by incorporating an inner vaccine box made of engineered phase change material (EPCM) into vaccine carrier. When used...
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO invited global collaboration of biomedical engineering professionals to support the development of the present publication in order to describe the different roles of biomedical engineers as...
The following is a DRAFT set of Preferred Product Characteristics (PPC) for a generic microarray patch (MAP) presentation) with a solid vaccine formulation of a live-attenuated measles-rubella (MR)...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Temperature Monitoring in the Vaccine Cold Chain is an advanced ISCM online mini-course that examines one vaccine’s journey in the fictitious country of Makari from airport arrival to the point of...
Shittu E et al.
One of the major problems facing Nigeria\'s vaccine supply chain is the lack of adequate vaccine storage facilities. Despite the introduction of solar-powered refrigerators and the use of new tools...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Cold chain storage is necessary to prevent damage to vaccine due to heat exposure, but keeping vaccines too cold can be just as harmful as keeping them too warm - many vaccines are damaged by...
Umit Kartoglu, Julie Milstien
The Expanded Program on Immunization was designed 40 years ago for two types of vaccines: those that are heat stable but freeze sensitive and those that are stable to freezing but heat labile. A cold...
This publication is one of a series of documents developed by WHO to help improve the standards of refrigerator and cold store maintenance and repair. This is a user\'s handbook for vaccine cold...
Technician\'s Handbook for Compression Refrigerators: Part F is the instructors handbook on how to prepare, conduct and follow-up after a 10-12 day training program compression refrigerator repair....
Technician\'s Handbook for Compression Refrigerators: Part E includes 47 task sheets on specific repairs, including required tools and materials needed as well as handbook references. (EPI/TECH.HB/E)...
Technician\'s Handbook for Compression Refrigerators: Part D discusses how to keep stocks of spare parts including which spare parts are the most important, how to calculate quantities to order, how...
Technician\'s Handbook for Compression Refrigerators: Part c discusses repair work, including how to replace the filter drier or compressor; how to repair a damaged evaporator or condensor; how to...
Technician\'s Handbook for Compression Refrigerators: Part B discusses faults and fault-finding including: Conditions of correctly charged refrigerant; how to find normal system pressures and normal...
Technician\'s Handbook for Compression Refrigerators: Part A discusses repair and servicing techniques including pipe work, brazing and soldering, temporary repairs, refrigerant precautions, and...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
With so many new developments underway, it is critical to use a structured approach to select the right equipment. This guide aims to provide you with clear advice on new CCE technologies to help you...
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India
The objective of the Handbook is to enable the Cold Chain Handlers to efficiently manage the vaccines and cold chain system. It aims to equip them with the required technical and practical guidance...
HA Ameen et al.
The efficacy of vaccines can be compromised by faulty transport, storage, and handling. This study was conducted to assess the knowledge and practice of vaccine storage and handling among Primary...
Kerdpanich A et al.
The lyophilized formulation of the human rotavirus vaccine, RIX4414 (Rotarix™), is recommended to be stored at 2°C-8°C for optimal immunogenicity. In some settings with inadequate infrastructure...
Wiesław Kurzątkowski et al.
This study was planned to evaluate structural damages in adsorbed vaccines affected by freezing using scanning electron microscopy and X-ray analysis of the elements. Randomly selected 42 vials of...
Tina-Marie Assi et al.
Switching from the 10-dose to the 5-dose, 2-dose and 1-dose vial sizes decreased the average availability of EPI vaccines for arriving patients from 83% to 82%, 81% and 78%, respectively for a 100%...
Jeney Zhang et al.
Sensitive biological compounds, such as vaccines and antibiotics, traditionally require a time-dependent “cold chain” to maximize therapeutic activity. This flawed process results in billions of...
Rogers B et al.
The Center of Disease Control and Prevention reports that professionals in clinic setting may not be adequately storing and handling vaccine, leading to insufficient immunity of vaccinated...
Roy Burstein et al.
Proper refrigeration at health facilities is an essential element in maintaining the integrity of vaccine cold chains. The researchers use vaccine refrigerator and cold box temperature data, recently...
Patrick McColloster and Carlos Vallbona
The researchers conducted the first US study using graphic-output temperature data loggers in quantifying cold chain failure. Fifty-four vaccine refrigerators of a county outpatient health system...
VillageReach, UNICEF
As part of its support to the Government of Pakistan in 2017–2018, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) collaborated with VillageReach to conduct an analysis of the country’s...