No electricity, no problem. Seventy-four Godrej solar refrigerators with Sure Chill technology have begun to be distributed to more than 100 health centers in Cyclone Winston affected areas in Fiji, to ensure life-saving vaccines or medicines stay effective even without electricity.
Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns and Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Elizabeth Truss visited Welsh technology exporter Sure Chill on Friday to learn more about the Welsh export market.
At the beginning of 2014, UNICEF recognised the need to improve the vaccine cold chain across Mali and selected Sure Chill as their partner to do so. Now, the entire country’s cold chain is equipped with Sure Chill vaccine refrigerators.
Sure Chill has received yet more accolades, this time being presented with TWO awards at the Cardiff Business Awards. Firstly as ‘Technology Innovation of the Year’, then as the winner of the overall category ‘Business of the Year’.
The recent history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been one of civil war and corruption. The war claimed up to six million lives, either as a direct result of fighting, or because of disease and malnutrition.
Landlocked South Sudan is nestled between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda and as one of the poorest and most fragile nations in the world, there is just one doctor per 100,000 people.
Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has delivered a number of refrigerators containing the latest Sure Chill technology to strengthen the healthcare sector in Yemen and tackle the worsening health crisis.
In our first Sure Thoughts article, we make the case that responding to the next outbreak isn’t just about investing in innovations to develop vaccines. CEPI must ensure that an effective cold chain is in place to reach people safely and the programme is a success. Read on for our thoughts, with opinion from the inventor of Sure Chill Technology, Ian Tansley.