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 

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