Ghana expands malaria vaccination rollout
15 March 2023 | 7:15 am
Ghana is expanding its national malaria vaccine immunization program to ensure that the shots reach thousands of children at high risk of malaria. The program is coordinated by the World Health Organization with support from NGOs and other stakeholders.
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