Status of cold chain in routine immunisation centres of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation in Quetta, Pakistan.

@article{Buledi2017StatusOC,
  title={Status of cold chain in routine immunisation centres of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation in Quetta, Pakistan.},
  author={Rahim Buledi and Zahid Ahmad Butt and Jamil Ahmed and Aamir Akram Alizai},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={739-744}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the status of cold chain and knowledge and practices of health workers about cold chain maintenance in routine immunisation health centres. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted in Quetta, Pakistan, from May to July 2012, and comprised health facilities in the district. We interviewed the staff responsible for vaccine storage and cold chain maintenance and used a checklist to assess cold chain maintenance of routine expanded programme on immunisation vaccines… CONTINUE READING

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