Annual Cold Chain Management Guide and Record

Published online: 
21 December 2012
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The Annual Cold Chain Management Guide and Record is a quality tool to support immunisation providers cold chain management. The Guide aims to facilitate immunisation providers to achieve and maintain Cold Chain Accreditation.

The Guide enables immunisation providers to:

  • record vaccine refrigerature temperatures
  • use the trouble shooting tips for cold chain problems
  • self-audit vaccine handling and storage.

The Guide has been updated to reflect the information in the National Guidelines for Vaccine Storage and Distribution 2012 and incorporates the previous Immunisation Advisory Centre guide.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    21 December 2012
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-40233-9 (print); 978-0-478-40234-6 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2012. Annual Cold Chain Management Guide and Record. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Hard copy available to be ordered, also soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:
    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.
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