Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 07

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February 2012. Ghana – Emilia Okai, the Regional Disease Control Officer for Ghana’s Eastern Region, is delighted with the space in the new regional walk-in cold room. All routine vaccines for her region, including the pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines to be introduced April 26, will be stored in this refrigerator.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012

07 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

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Since its inception in 2000, Gavi has helped developing countries to prevent more than 8 million future deaths through its support to 10 vaccines: pentavalent, pneumococcal, rotavirus, yellow fever, meningitis A, Japanese encephalitis, HPV, measles second dose, measles-rubella and rubella.

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