Meningitis remains a universal public health challenge in countries around the world. The global number of deaths due to meningitis was estimated at around 300,000 in 2015.
Deaths from meningitis and sepsis in children under the age of five were estimated to be higher than deaths due to malaria, not accounting the devastation from after effects.
Progress in defeating meningitis lags behind other vaccine preventable diseases.
This project aims, for the first time, to produce a co-ordinated, global approach to defeating meningitis…..more