The fight against malaria: at last, a vaccine to save thousands of children's lives in Burkina Faso.

After Cameroon in January, Burkina Faso has introduced the RTS S malaria vaccine to immunize more than 218,000 children aged between 5 and 23 months during a first round.

Bruno Sanogo
Lavido Yiwizyna Bakiono, the first baby to receive his dose of malaria vaccine in Burkina Faso.
UNICEF Burkina Faso/2024/Sanogo B.
12 February 2024