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

168 million

GAVI-supported vaccine campaigns have resulted in 100 million individuals being immunised against meningitis A and 68 million against yellow fever since 2000.

Meningitis A Conjugate Vaccine Immunizaton Campaign. Joint WHO/UNICEF 2011 Progress Report: January to December 2012. March 2013, p.3 | 2011 data. Yellow Fever Initiative. Joint WHO and UNICEF 2011 Progress Report Nov 2012, p.13, 15. 2012 data: Based on data from Epidemiology of Yellow Fever in the African Region: 2012 report. WHO Regional Office for Africa. April 2013, p.6.

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