Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 02

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02 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – Preparations are examined in meticulous detail at the regular coordination meetings to make sure everything is on track for a successful introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines on April 26, 2012.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012 

6 million

Approximately six 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.

WHO Department of Immunisation, Vaccines and Biologicals’ estimates and projections, as of October 2013

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