Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 02

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02 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – Preparations are examined in meticulous detail at the regular coordination meetings to make sure everything is on track for a successful introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines on April 26, 2012.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012 

US$ 80-100 billion

Investing in Gavi’s 2016-2020 strategy has the potential to deliver US$ 80-100 billion in costs averted related to illness, such as productivity loss due to death/disability, treatment costs, caretaker productivity loss and transport costs.

Stack M et al. Estimated economic benefits during Decade of Vaccines, Health Affairs 2011

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