This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Africa. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in African children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines. It also lists countries that have introduced rotavirus vaccines into their national immunization programs.
Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: August 2014
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Also known as: Infections à Rotavirus et Vaccins Préventifs en Afrique
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This publication is part of the series Rotavirus disease and vaccines fact sheets
Related regions: Africa
- Health technologies > Vaccine delivery
- Maternal and child health > Controlling diarrheal disease
- Vaccines and immunization > Diarrheal disease
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