The GAVI Alliance Board Have Approved a Framework That Will Support The Immunisation of an Additional 300 Million Children in Developing Countries

5-in-1 vaccine now in all 73 poorest countries

July 30th, 2014 -Introductions target successfully achieved – work still to be done on increasing coverage The five-in-one pentavalent vaccine is being used in all GAVI Alliance-supported countries – now the race is on to increase coverage of the vaccine which protects children against five life-threatening diseases. Pentavalent, which protects against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) as well as hepatitis …