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…

ColdChain Quickie #4 – UNICEF’s Cold Chain Mission

Published On June 27, 2014, by .

http://www.unicef.org.uk/asp/cold-chain-ewan-mcgregor/index.asp In continuation with our previous two posts on Cold Chain’s Role in a Polio Free India and De-Mystifying The Pulse Polio Cold Chain, here’s a live example of Cold Chain being used to provide vaccination and immunization to children in remote areas across the world. Ewan McGregor’s UNICEF mission to…

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…