World Meningitis Day - 5 October 2022
Let's #DefeatMeningitis together
This World Meningitis Day there is hope. For the first time, there is a global action plan to defeat meningitis, with the landmark launch of the World Health Organization’s Global Road Map to Defeat Meningitis by 2030. There are global goals in place that now need support from countries all over the world to realise.
Defeating meningitis matters to millions of people all over the world, every day. It is a race against time from the moment the infection strikes.
It is a race against time to implement a global road map by 2030 that will dramatically improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment, disease monitoring, health advocacy and support and aftercare.
Join your voice with ours so we can defeat a terrible, yet largely vaccine-preventable infection. Join us this World Meningitis Day in the race to defeat meningitis.
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