• 09 July 2017
    Group B Strep: Awareness Month

    July is Group B Strep Awareness Month. Group B Strep is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies in the UK, and the most common cause of meningitis in babies under age 3 months.

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  • 19 June 2017
    Caritas Nigeria commemorates World Meningitis Day 2017 in the heat of the Nigeria Outbreak

    Caritas Nigeria, began by creating awareness about preventive measures to reduce the spread of the outbreak. Subsequently, this year’s World Meningitis Day, which was on the 24th of April 2017, coincided with the time when massive intervention towards stemming the epidemic of meningitis outbreak in Nigeria began. The theme for this year “TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS”, as adopted by the global body, CoMO, is very apt for the Nigerian situation.

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  • 26 April 2017
    What do teens in Europe think about vaccines?

    The importance of vaccination throughout life is a key message at the heart of this year’s World Immunisation Week and the #VaccinesWork campaign. As an organisation whose main focus is meningitis and septicaemia, we know only too well the consequences of a common misconception that vaccinations are just for babies.

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