Action and support

We take action that benefits people directly, including training health professionals and providing support and information services.

A global vision for meningitis by 2030 and an action plan to get there.
A series of virtual events hosted by MRF in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, helping to bring families and individuals impacted by meningitis together to learn from experts.
A new, online video platform offering peer to peer support for those with an experience of meningitis and/or septicaemia
Aiming to help save countless lives across the world
Supporting meningitis patient groups in Denmark, Spain and the Netherlands

Improving guidelines for Informed Consent in clinical trials.

A world first – a truly ground-breaking resource - which provides the complete genetic blueprint of bacteria isolated as a cause of meningococcal disease in the UK.

A partnership with a worldwide expert group to promote and share world class research into best practice about prevention, diagnosis and treatment of meningococcal disease around the world.
Tracking progress towards defeating meningitis - visualising the story of meningitis for the first time

MRF provides a range of support services for those who have been affected by meningitis and septicaemia/sepsis

Other approaches

We call for positive change as a united voice against meningitis and septicaemia, and a dedicated champion for those it affects.
Since the charity was founded in 1989, we have awarded 161 research grants. The total value of our investment in vital scientific research is over £19.1 million (€24.7 million).
Give new mums access to lifesaving information

Give new mums access to lifesaving information

£13/€15.50/$17 gives 1,000 new mums access to lifesaving information