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UNICEF – At a glance: Haiti – Solar power keeps vaccines cool in rural Haiti


“The solar refrigerator is very important, because it means the vaccines are always available,” says Ms. Beliard. “[W]e always have vaccines available for children.”

UNICEF is the largest buyer of vaccines in the world, procuring vaccines that reach more than one in three of the world’s children. Last year, UNICEF purchased nearly two billion doses of vaccine and more than 500 million syringes, and UNICEF and its partners supported immunization programmes in more than 100 countries. via UNICEF

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