Table 1

Supply chain metrics across four coping scenarios in Bihar’s vaccine supply chain

Coping scenarioTotal vaccine availabilityTotal vaccine shipments madeTotal logistics costs
(2018 INR)
Logistics cost per dose
administered (2018 INR)
Extensive*56%574641 843 8492.52
Moderate†49%452239 800 9072.73
Low‡37%311137 337 8393.38
None§13%199235 152 9819.08
  • *Extensive coping means vaccine shipments can be made up to one time per day.

  • †Moderate coping means vaccine shipments can be made up to two times per week.

  • ‡No coping means vaccine shipments must be made according to policy.

  • §Low coping means vaccine shipments can be made up to three times per month.