PAHO/WHO, RAD-AID International
Intern- Radiological Health, Cold Chain
July 2013 — August 2013
•Edited textbook with mentored support from radiologists. Textbook discusses topics related to initiating and sustaining effective diagnostic radiology services in low- and middle-income countries
•Read vaccine shipment monitors and charted 2013 reports of vaccine overheating/freezing (country, vaccine type/quantity, minimum/maximum temperatures recorded, time intervals of temperature deviations) under the supervision of WHO Immunization advisors and PAHO Revolving Fund staff. Results will inform recommendations for cold chain surveillance and vaccine handling in PAHO member countries at the Keystone Symposia “Advancing Vaccines in the Genomics Area” in Brasil, November 2013.