Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 04

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04 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – Community based health volunteer Peter Owusu talks to mothers in the village of Ado Nkwanta village in Ghana’s Eastern Region about the benefits of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines. He reassures them these new vaccines will work well with the immunisations their babies already receive.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012 

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Starting in 2011, Gavi-supported mass prevention campaigns have protected 88 million people in 14 “high-risk” countries. We have also helped 17 countries introduce yellow fever vaccine through routine immunisation since 2000.

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