Liberia begins protecting its children against pneumococcal disease

WHO: Liberia begins protecting its children against pneumococcal disease
9 January 2014
Excerpt
Children across Liberia are now receiving protection against one of the leading vaccine-preventable killers of children as the country today celebrates the introduction of pneumococcal vaccine (PCV)… Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was joined at the launch event, held at the JFK Medical Center in Monrovia, by representatives of the GAVI Alliance, cabinet ministers and senior politicians, representatives of the diplomatic corps, UNICEF, WHO, health workers, parents and babies…
News release on pneumococcal vaccine rollout in Liberia