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

40 million

In September 2014, Nepal became the first country to introduce inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) with Gavi support. By the end of 2016, 54 countries had introduced the vaccine with our support, collectively immunising more than 40 million children.

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