Vaccine Transportation: Major Challenges and Alternatives

“Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.”- George R. R. Martin These words of the famous author summarises the attitude of the supply chain sector towards the vaccine transportation and last mile delivery challenge. Over 25% of vaccines go waste globally, of which only 11% includes the open-vial vaccine wastage rate, rest of the wastage happens when the vaccine loses its potency before the vials were opened. As per the report on vaccines spoilage by Associated Press, of all the wastage in a fiscal year, 62% wastage happens due to spoilage of vaccines, and to the in... Read more

10 Tips for storing and carrying insulin

Do not let your dependence on insulin for your fight against diabetes, restrict your lifestyle. Here are 10 tips that will help you store and carry your insulin. Insulin therapy is often an important part of diabetes treatment. The primary role of insulin is to keep the level of glucose in the bloodstream within a normal range. After you eat, carbohydrates break down into glucose, a sugar that serves as a primary source of energy, and enters the bloodstream. Normally, the pancreas responds by producing insulin, which allows glucose to enter the tissues. Insulin  helps in Read more