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Phl storage facility impresses Israelis

The Israeli contingent is composed of Adam Segal, logistics and operations manager of Salomon Levid and Elsein Ltd; Dafna Segol, consultant of Healthcare Policy and innovation;

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The Israeli health experts, who arrived in the country to share their experiences and expertise on how they have battled easily the Covid 19 virus, have extolled the cold storage facility tapped by the government to take care of the sera arriving into the country.

PharmaServ Express, the cold-chain facility responsible in taking care of Covid-19 jabs received by the country, was given a pat on the back for its excellent facilitation of the Covid-19 vaccines assigned to them.

The Israeli contingent is composed of Adam Segal, logistics and operations manager of Salomon Levid and Elsein Ltd; Dafna Segol, consultant of Healthcare Policy and innovation; and Avi Ben Zaken, deputy director-general of the Ichilov Medical Center.

They observed how the cold-chain facility stores and packs vaccines that will be delivered to various parts of the country.

They also shared Israel’s best practices when it comes to cold chain and logistics systems, especially when it comes to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

The country is expected to obtain millions of doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in the coming days, according to National Task Force against Covid-19 Chief Implementer and Vaccine Czar Secretary Carlito G. Galvez Jr.

PharmaServ Express serves as the Department of Health’s third-party cold-chain and logistics partner for its anti-Covid-19 vaccination campaign.

During a meeting with Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Tuesday, they advised their local counterparts to create centralized hubs for vaccine storage that will cater to metropolitan areas and other key cities nationwide.

They also proposed the creation of storage hubs for anti-Covid vaccines that will be deployed in remote areas throughout the country.

Galvez earlier described PharmaServ’s cold-chain facility as “world-class,” saying it could accommodate different Covid-19 vaccines that require various storage temperatures and distribute to various parts of the country.

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