Supporting immunization programs with improved vaccine cold chain information systems

@article{Anderson2014SupportingIP,
  title={Supporting immunization programs with improved vaccine cold chain information systems},
  author={Richard J. Anderson and Trevor Perrier and Fahad Pervaiz and Norasingh Sisouveth and Bharath Kumar and Sompasong Phongphila and Ataur Rahman and Ranjit Dhiman and Sophie Newland},
  journal={IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC 2014)},
  year={2014},
  pages={215-222}
}
Immunization is recognized as one of the most successful public health interventions ever devised. A critical component of immunization programs is the vaccine cold chain - the cold storage to keep vaccines safe from manufacture to eventual delivery to the child. Countries need to manage their vaccine cold chains and logistics systems to ensure sufficient storage capacity, distribution of adequate supplies of vaccines, and functional cold storage equipment. There are particular challenges for… CONTINUE READING