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

5 -> 16

From 5 to 16 vaccine manufacturers supplying Gavi – more than half based in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

2001: 5 vaccine manufacturers producing prequalified, appropriate Gavi vaccines – 1 based in Africa;
2015: 16 vaccine manufacturers producing prequalified, appropriate Gavi vaccines – 9 based in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Gavi 2016

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