Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 05

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05 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – At an outreach vaccination session in the village of  Ado Nkwanta in Ghana’s Eastern Region, a baby boy is given a pentavalent vaccine that will protect him against five common childhood diseases.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012

>268 million

By the end of 2016, 19 countries in the African meningitis belt had immunised over 268 million people against meningitis A with Gavi support.

WHO/UNICEF and Gavi 2017

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