PCV10 vaccination was introduced in Kenya in 2011 – recent data suggests that it cuts pneumonia by half. That is really good news.
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From today till Wednesday scientists and health policy makers are meeting to discuss the results of Pneumonia immunisations in East Africa. The UK introduced these vaccines just 5 years before Kenya, what can we learn from them?
Have you heard of PCV-10? This is the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine introduced in Kenya in 2011. You should know about it because it is part of the immunisation schedule for infants in Kenya. I will tell you a lot about this vaccine this week – stay with me. Introduction of PCV10 goes hand in hand with a strong surveillance program. Find out more about that.