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cold chain

the system used to protect heat-labile biologic preparations (e.g., sera, vaccines) from deterioration in tropic regions, a vital feature of immunization programs in tropic regions.
A popular term for the continuous maintenance of low temperature required for biologicals—e.g., vaccines—from the time of manufacture to shipping, warehousing, and storing before administration

cold chain

The maintenance of refrigerated temperatures for vaccines from the time they are manufactured through their shipment and delivery to health care facilities until their administration to patients.
See also: chain

cold chain

The maintenance of refrigeration of items (esp. vaccines) from the point of their origin at the manufacturer, through their transportation, unloading, distribution, and cold storage at the site where they will be used.
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With new technologies and practices for a more efficient cold chain, significant progress can be made to reduce global carbon dioxide emissions, improve cross-border economic activity and help reduce hunger," said David Appel, president, Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems.
Cold Chain Distribution 2015 Lead Sponsor World Courier will be inviting key pharma/biotech companies to join them at a pre-Christmas Gala-Dinner at the beautiful Goring Hotel in London's Belgravia.
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This Forum would encourage each APEC economy to develop its own initiatives and programs to develop cold chain systems and it would promote global value chain.
And the produce that is available in this part of the country, with the right kind of cold chain solutions can start feeding not only rest of India but it can also be exported to neighbouring countries," said Krishna, a representative from a cold chain company.
Cold Chain Distribution will include a fantastic networking opportunity with the leading experts in the industry consisting of drinks reception, followed by dinner.
Key regions - APAC - Europe - North America - ROWKey vendors - Deutsche Post - FedEx - Kuehne + Nagel - UPSOther prominent vendors - Agility - Air Canada Cargo - Avinex Ukr - Biocair - Biotec Services - CEVA - Cold Chain Technologies - Continental Air Cargo - CSafe Global - EXEL - Helapet - Igloo Thermo-Logistics - Kerry Logistics - Kuehne + Nagel International - L&M Transportation Services - LifeConEx - Marken - Nordic Cold Storage - Panalpina World Transport - Sofrigam - TNT Express - VersaCold - World Courier Management
com/research/m4pq92/research_report) has announced the addition of the "Research Report on China's Cold Chain Logistics Industry, 2015-2019" report to their offering.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) today filed a criminal complaint with the Department of Justice against DG Cold Chain Distributors, Inc.
New Delhi, Feb 9 ( ANI ): The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its ex-post facto approval for registering the National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCD) as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 with its memorandum of association and rules and regulations.
Each year the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) chooses a theme to inspire and advance the temperature-controlled logistics industry.
The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has undertaken an aggressive new government affairs initiative to better represent members' needs and work more effectively with federal and state governments.