Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 04

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04 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – Community based health volunteer Peter Owusu talks to mothers in the village of Ado Nkwanta village in Ghana’s Eastern Region about the benefits of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines. He reassures them these new vaccines will work well with the immunisations their babies already receive.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012 

4 million

GAVI support will contribute to immunising four million children against rotavirus diarrhoea by the end of 2015.

WHO Department of Immunisation, Vaccines and Biologicals’ estimates and projections, as of October 2012

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