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 

6 million

Approximately six million future deaths averted from hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type B, measles, pertussis, pneumococcal disease, polio, rotavirus diarrhoea and yellow fever since Gavi's launch in 2000.

Gavi/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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