Completed projects

Action and support - Improving the prioritisation and treatment of children with life-threatening illnesses in Malawi
Action and support - Improving neurological care for newborns and children in Malawi
Action and support - Strengthening diagnosis, treatment and surveillance in Uganda
Advocacy and campaigning - Campaigning for access to the MenB vaccine in the UK
Advocacy and campaigning - Campaigning for greater access to the MenB vaccine in the UK so that more lives are saved.
Advocacy and campaigning - A major campaign where for the first time we reveal the shocking lifelong costs of surviving meningitis and septicaemia.
Action and support - Support our life saving work and help defeat meningitis for good.
Advocacy and campaigning - For Meningitis Awareness Week 2019 we're focusing on support for people affected by meningitis
Advocacy and campaigning - This year we’re aiming to improve diagnosis of patients with bacterial meningitis and septicaemia with our Safety Netting campaign
Advocacy and campaigning - A week of raising awareness and reducing the impact of meningitis and septicaemia. We have one shot to protect students and young adults.
Research - Investigating how long protection lasts after vaccination by taking blood samples from children and adults and measuring levels of immunity.
Research - Evaluating the potential costs and benefits of introducing a GBS (Group B streptococcal) vaccine in the UK. GBS is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in newborn babies
Research - A pilot study to inform a national study to find out whether the MenB vaccine appears to prevent teenagers carrying bacteria in the back of the nose and throat.
Research - Developing laboratory tests to monitor how well the MenB vaccine (Bexsero®) is working
Research - An online library of the genetic blueprint of Group B streptococcal (GBS) bacteria
Research - Understanding public views and preferences towards different childhood vaccinations
Research - MRF-supported genome sequencing research backed by Health Protection Scotland to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of meningitis
Research - Genetic fingerprinting techniques to investigate the relationship between GBS bacteria carried by mothers and those causing severe GBS disease in newborns in Malawi
Research - Understanding meningococcal disease by simultaneously studying genetic blueprints of patients and the meningococci causing their illness
Investigating whether ‘peace of mind’ benefits are a key influence in an individual’s vaccine decision making process
Research - Understanding whether the MenB vaccine has an effect on bacterial carriage in teenagers
Alert students to the importance of meningitis vaccines
Alert students to the importance of meningitis vaccines
Just £10/€12/$13.30 per month alerts 6,000 students to the importance of meningitis vaccines