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 

>36 million

Vaccine Alliance support has contributed to immunising more than 36 million children against rotavirus diarrhoea. By the end of 2015, more than half of all Gavi-supported countries had introduced the vaccine.

WHO/UNICEF 2016

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