Application Note: The social value of cold chain equipment
19 February 2020

This report was commissioned by B Medical Systems, a manufacturer of cold chain refrigeration units, to measure the social value of their cold chain units. The state of Kano in Nigeria was selected as the geographic area of focus. Kano, Nigeria was selected as a case study to estimate the social value of a single B Medical Systems cold chain unit. Drawing from the case study in Kano, Nigeria, investing in a single B Medical Systems cold chain unit could result in over $4.4 million (PPP) over the next ten years. Simultaneously, the immeasurable value of that cold chain can only be explained to be central to improved public health and socio-economic development.