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WHO PQS Immunization Cold Chain Manufacturer Consultation 2023

On Monday 14th November 2022, the WHO Immunization Devices (IMD), Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS) team conducted its annual technical consultation with manufacturers of PQS-prequalified immunization products and devices from the E001 (Cold rooms and freezer rooms), E003 (Refrigerators and freezers) and E006 (Temperature Monitoring Devices) equipment categories. The meeting took place in-person at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington. 53 participants joined the consultation, with over 80% present in-person, and the remaining joining by video conference. Of the 53 participants this included industry representatives alongside non-industry members and partners of the WHO PQS Working Group (Annex 1).                                                                                                                                                      The purpose of the 2022 consultation was to present general PQS progress updates plus next steps on the following prevailing themes discussed during the 2021 PQS consultation (teleconference) and relative to the current PQS workplan: PQS E006 Re-categorisation Equipment Monitoring Systems (EMS) Refresher & documents Environmental Standards Humidity Corrosion Post-market Monitoring & Post-PQS Commitments UNICEF Partner Update Gavi Partner Update Closing remarks: Innovation & Access

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