E001 cold rooms, freezer rooms and related equipment

Guidelines for procurement of cold rooms freezer rooms and related equipment used for vaccine storage.


Walk-in cold rooms (WIC) and walk-in freezer rooms (WIF) are refrigerated enclosures accessible via at least one door and large enough for a person to walk into, housed within existing buildings. WICs and WIFs are an important storage point in the temperature-controlled supply chain and usually used at the central or national level. In some countries they are also used at the regional or district level.

This module gives guidance to the procurement of walk-in cold rooms and walk-in freezers for vaccine storage.