Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 09

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09 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – Paul Bediako, Ghana’s National Cold Chain Manager, in one of Accra’s walk-in cold rooms with the pneumococcal vaccines that will be introduced in Ghana, along with rotavirus vaccines in an unprecedented joint launch on April 26, 2012.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012

7 million

More than seven million future deaths averted from hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type B, measles, pertussis, pneumococcal disease, polio, rotavirus diarrhoea and yellow fever since Gavi's launch in 2000.

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