Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 08

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February 2012. Ghana – Ghana’s Expanded Programme on Immunisation Manager, Dr. K.O. Antwi-Agyei, is working tirelessly to make sure the country’s unprecedented joint introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines is successful throughout the country.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012

08 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

1.5 million

In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children died before the age of five. WHO estimates that 1.5 million of these deaths are due to vaccine-preventable diseases.

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