Economic Benefits of Keeping Vaccines at Ambient Temperature During Mass Vaccination: The Case of Meningitis A Vaccine in Chad




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In this study, the researchers modelled the economic benefits of keeping vaccines at or near ambient temperature in a CTC during a mass vaccination campaign against meningococcal meningitis in Chad. The results indicate that substantial cost savings could be obtained in similar campaigns if the cold chain system were replaced with a CTC between the initiation of district-level storage and vaccination.

Authors: Patrick Lydon, Simona Zipursky, et al.

Source: TechNet-21

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