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

>65 million

In 2015 alone, more than 65 million children were immunised with Gavi-supported vaccines. This equates to more than over 195 million points of contact between these children and the primary health system and can provide a robust platform for other health interventions.

WHO/UNICEF 2015

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