Defeating Meningitis by 2030: A Global Roadmap
Defeating Meningitis by 2030: A Global Roadmap
Meningitis Progress Tracker

Meningitis Progress Tracker

We're tracking progress towards defeating meningitis by visualising the story of meningitis for the very first time
Meningitis
affects more than 5m people globally each year
1/10 die as a result
2/10 left with an impairment like brain injury or amputation

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Remembering Meah


In her role as MRF’s Support and Membership Manager, Cat Shehu provides comprehensive support to anyone impacted by meningitis. In this blog, she reveals her personal experience of the disease, and how this guides her in leading the MRF support team.

A global vision


An action plan to get there

Meningitis and septicaemia are serious, life threatening illnesses


What you need to know

Our latest meningitis stories shared

The Book of Experience raises awareness of the impact of the disease by enabling people to share their story and experience from a unique and personal perspective.

Type - Viral
Age group - Adult
Outcome - Recovery with after effects

"I begged him to take me to the ER."
Type - Viral
Age group - Toddler
Outcome - Recovery with after effects

"The boy lost his eyesight, can't do anything that he could do before. No movement, no speech just nothing except eating."
Type - Bacterial
Age group - Toddler
Outcome - Recovery with after effects

"After 7 days of hell he finally woke."
Provide a lifeline for those in need
Provide a lifeline for those in need
£6/€7.20/$8 pays for a 30 minute call from a trained support officer.

They listen to the issues faced by someone struggling with the impact of meningitis, and provide detailed information and support.
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