Ghana's simultaneous introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines 05

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05 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

February 2012. Ghana – At an outreach vaccination session in the village of  Ado Nkwanta in Ghana’s Eastern Region, a baby boy is given a pentavalent vaccine that will protect him against five common childhood diseases.

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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