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Meningitis stories from Malawi

Meningitis stories from Malawi

12 July 2013

Read the human stories behind the horrendous facts and figures of meningitis in Africa in our Action Meningitis Books of Experience:

"It took me an hour to walk to the health clinic from my home."  Elena Banda talks about the loss of her son, Praise

"When Dorika first got sick I thought she had malaria" Agness Kenedy talks about her daughter's recurring bouts of meningitis


Martyn Preston
Meningococcal disease
Meningococcal disease at 43

Everything, apart from my heart, stopped working

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