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25% Vaccines In India Get Wasted Each Year, Cold Chain Is The Answer To #ReduceWastage

Published On July 21, 2016, by .

The Indian vaccines industry is valued at INR 3,000 Crores [1] and ranks third in terms of volume globally. Still, one in every five children does not receive even the basic vaccines. Approximately 25% of the vaccines go wasted each year before reaching the doctors and customers.[2] The main reason is…

Cold Chain through the Eyes of a Pharmaceutical Box (Part 2) #MyCoolTravelogue

Published On June 4, 2015, by .

This is Part 2 of my #ColdChainIndia journey from a manufacturing unit in Bengaluru to ColdStar’s state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse in Mumbai. If you’ve missed the first part, read it here. With its ability to store multi-commodity products at varying temperature requirements, ColdStar maintains standardized storage processes throughout its cold…

Cold Chain through the Eyes of a Pharmaceutical Box (Part 1) #MyCoolTravelogue

Published On June 2, 2015, by .

The pharmaceutical Industry could benefit from an evolution in the Cold Chain Logistics. The short lead time, temperature and time sensitive requirements of Pharmaceutical products require an efficient temperature controlled logistics. The Cold Chain Industry in India is highly fragmented. Lack of adequate temperature controlled transport facilities in India and…

Global Eradication of Polio – Major Milestone Achieved

Published On November 20, 2014, by .

ColdStar Logistics has always been a strong advocate of optimising the #ColdChain to enable a wider reach of vaccines. Over the past few months we have published several articles on our blog highlighting India’s progress in becoming a Polio-Free nation. Early this week, Scientists at the US Center for Diseases…

Energising the Cold Chain – From Vaccines to Cheese Cakes

Published On October 1, 2014, by .

This is an excerpt of an original post by Wharton, University of Pennsylvania More than two million people die each year from diseases that could otherwise be prevented through the use of vaccines targeted at those ailments. The challenge is not so much a shortage in the supply of those…