At the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (CoMO) we are dedicated to preventing meningitis globally by ensuring families worldwide have access to early diagnosis, preventative measures and quick treatment.
It is our goal to prevent meningitis worldwide because we can and we should.
Committed to Preventing Meningitis
Patsy and Jamie
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...
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. One day, I met a man who changed my life. He...
World Meningitis Day
24th April 2020
World Meningitis Day 2020 highlights the importance of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and improving support for those dealing with the potentially devastating after effects of this deadly disease. This year's campaign will focus on why we need to defeat meningitis and the steps we can all take to make it reality.
Calls to Action
1. Get vaccinated to protect yourself and stop the spread of disease.
2. Learn the signs and symptoms so you know when it's urgent to seek medical help.
3. Help to build accessible and inclusive societies to support people who have been affected by meningitis.