News and Events

  • 10 November 2016
    Recent Outbreaks of Meningococcal Disease in Men who have Sex with Men

    In the last year, several outbreaks of Invasive meningococcal disease have been reported, of which many cases were in men who have sex with men (MSM). Despite being rare, these outbreaks cause particular alarm as they can be difficult to control and the consequences can be fatal.

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  • 01 November 2016
    3rd Regional Conference for Europe Africa CoMO Members

    The 3rd Europe Africa Regional Conference was held on the 7-9th October in the beautiful city of Brussels. Como Conference Day 1 The city where crucial decisions about European policy are made on a daily basis seemed an appropriate setting for the meeting of CoMO members that work tirelessly to advocate for meningitis awareness and increased access to vaccinations.

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  • 05 September 2016
    Living with Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy encompasses a broad range of neurological conditions that affect both movement and coordination and can be a side effect of meningitis or septicaemia.

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