Cold chain equipment - solar direct drive and mains powered refrigeration systems
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UNICEF procures affordable cold chain equipment (CCE) prequalified by the World Health Organization (WHO) to improve immunization supply chain systems to manage and optimize vaccine delivery, storage, and safeguard vaccine potency.
This market note provides revised supply and demand information on solar direct drive (SDD) and mains powered cold chain refrigerators and freezers. It highlights information on product availability, supply, demand, and pricing trends in a global context. It also describes UNICEF procurement options for associated services for in-country delivery, installation, commissioning, and on-site training in usage and preventive maintenance from 2018.
More than 80% of projected CCE requirements channeled through UNICEF is for immunization supply chain refrigerators and freezers. UNICEF, in partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi), seeks to modernize and optimize supply chains and support countries scale-up access to higher-performing CCE to meet increased cold chain capacity requirements for new vaccine introductions and associated immunization activities.