Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 03

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03 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – Ghana’s launch ceremony will take place on the massive Independence Square, when the west African country celebrates on April 26th, 2012, its unprecedented simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012 

19 million

19 million infants remain under-immunised with three doses of DTP in the world each year. Almost one in five of all children in Gavi-supported countries miss out on a full course of this basic package of vaccines.

WHO/UNICEF 2016

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