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Will Cryopreservation Solve the Organ Donation Crisis?

Published On July 30, 2014, by .

Can Human Organ Cryopreservation transform medicine the way refrigeration transformed the food industry?  Organ donation is a vital part of the various life-saving services that modern medicine offers. Medical science is at a stage today where we can successfully transplant various organs of the human body from one person to another…

De-Mystifying the Pulse Polio Cold Chain

Published On June 12, 2014, by .

The Indian Pulse Polio Programme was one of the most monumental public health initiatives taken in any part of the world. In just 10 years’ time, a country of over 1.2 billion people was free of any cases of polio. India recorded its last case of polio in the Howrah…

Cold Chain’s Role in a Polio Free India

Published On June 10, 2014, by .

Photo Credits: www.sephi.com ‘National Polio Surveillance Project’ (NPSP) kick-started in 1997 in India with the collaboration of WHO with the Indian Government. This was also the year that recorded the highest number of cases of polio, 1934 cases by the month of November. The country was in a desperate need…