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

41 million

Since 2007, countries have immunised 41 million children with a second dose of measles or measles-rubella vaccine with Gavi support. Gavi-funded campaigns with these two vaccines have helped vaccinate another 328 million children in countries at high risk of outbreaks.

WHO/UNICEF and Gavi, 2017

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