MenAfriVac drives down meningitis A cases to 10-year low

Great news. MenAfriVac is working, and it's working really well. The World Health Organization announced on Thursday that case numbers of meningitis A in the African meningitis belt have been driven to their lowest levels in 10 years. MenAfriVac was developed with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to tackle the epidemics of the disease that swept through …

Eliminating epidemic meningitis as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa

Introduction and impact of a new group A meningococcal conjugate vaccine in Africa The Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP) began its history back in early 2000 when a WHO expert concluded that the development of a meningococcal conjugate vaccine offered an opportunity for epidemic control in sub-Saharan Africa. In April 2000, a group of international experts and delegates from African ministries …

Download: the Meningitis Vaccine Project experience of ethical issues in vaccine clinical trials

The Meningitis Vaccine Project experience of ethical issues in vaccine clinical trials- tell us what you think in the space provided below! As an industry, it is important that we understand our ethical responsibilities. The Meningitis Vaccine Project works told us there experience at the World Vaccine Congress Washington 2013. Why not download the full presentation and find out more …