AE: DHA adopts smart system to monitor medication cold chain

30 August 2017

The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Pharmaceutical Services Department has announced the adoption of a smart system that monitors the cold chain of pharmaceuticals to preserve the quality and safety of medication.
The smart system adopted by the DHA includes computer tablets incorporated with the medical refrigerators and refrigerator rooms. These tablets will register and document the temperature automatically and they will display the data in a graph format that shows the correct temperature limits and documents them.
Small smart technology will document the temperature while transporting the medication from the storage to the pharmacies (DHA News, 7 June 2017).
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