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Committed to Preventing Meningitis 

The Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (CoMO) is a global network of organisations and individuals dedicated to defeating meningitis globally.

It is our goal to ensure families worldwide have access to early diagnosis, preventative measures and quick treatment. We aim to prevent meningitis worldwide because we can and we should. 


In November 2008, my 20-year-old daughter, Jamie, almost lost her life to meningococcal disease


Jamie was in hospital in Houston, Texas (USA) for over 6 months, where doctors amputated...

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I was affected by meningococcal meningitis about 10 years ago, when I lost my legs and fingers because of the disease. At the time, I thought that I had lost everything, including my dreams. Read Full Story

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World Meningitis Day  

24th April 2021

The WHO has approved a Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030, a landmark achievement.


Despite this, serious challenges remain - meningitis and neonatal sepsis combined remain the 2nd largest infectious cause of death in under 5s.

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World Meningitis Day may be over but we can all take action to #DefeatMeningitis.

Working to #DefeatMeningitis is something we're committed to everyday.

You can play a role and share information about the signs and symptoms of meningitis with those around you - this year we have infographics in ten languages. 

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