blue-check Guidelines for receiving, transporting, preserving, and using Covid-19 vaccine

Decision No. 478/QD-QLD dated August 10th, 2021 of Drug Administration on guidelines for receiving, transporting, preserving, and using Covid-19 vaccine
Posted: 11/8/2021 7:37:49 AM | Latest updated: 26/8/2021 7:53:02 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5268 | Vietlaw: 523

These guidelines include these parts

1. Receiving vaccine

2. Preserving vaccine in refrigerators

3. Preserving diluents

4. Preserving vaccine in ultra-low freezers

5. Preserving vaccine in ultra-low freeze temperature in thermal containers

6. Monitoring vaccine preservation temperature

7. Frosting and defrosting ice-packs

8. Packing vaccine in cold boxes

9. Transporting vaccine with refrigerated trucks

10. Transporting vaccine with cold boxes

11. Maintaining refrigerators

12. Responding to emergencies

13. Allocating and distributing vaccine

14. Checking vaccine and diluents

15. Recalling and storing vaccine separately

16. Responding to issues during transportation

17. Transporting COVID-19 vaccine from airports to storage facilities

18. Returning vaccine containers to manufacturers.

This Decision takes effect from the day of signing.


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