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Study shows nearly 81 percent of private health facilities are not using WHO-recommended refrigerators to store vaccines

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Study shows nearly 81 percent of private health facilities are not using WHO-recommended refrigerators to store vaccines

Of the 1,445 private health facilities operating in the Kathmandu Valley, 52 health facilities are providing immunisation services. Study shows nearly 81 percent of private health facilities are not using WHO-recommended refrigerators to store vaccines
Experts say live vaccines do not work if proper temperature is not maintained. Shutterstock
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Arjun Poudel
Published at : January 15, 2020
Updated at : January 15, 2020 08:06

Arjun Poudel

Arjun Poudel is a health reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before joining the Post, he worked for Sagarmatha Television, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times.


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