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Immunization toolkit: meningitis resources

Meningitis vaccines offer life-saving protection for the ones you love, saving lives now and in the years to come.  


Every year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) coordinates World Immunization Week (24-30th April), a campaign that aims to protect communities worldwide from vaccine-preventable diseases.  


​Mark the week by joining us in raising awareness of meningitis and the vaccinations available to protect against it using our free suite of digital resources. 

Take action today by sharing this page on social media. 


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Here you will find resources that you can use on social media to raise awareness of meningitis, the importance of prevention, and the ways in which meningitis vaccines have already changed the world. There are versions available in English, French and Spanish for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.


FR: Utilisez les ressources gratuites pour les médias sociaux ci-dessous, tous disponibles en français.

ES: Use los recursos gratuitos para las redes sociales a continuación, todos disponibles en español.

Meningitis vaccines are safe, effective and give you peace of mind, safe in the knowledge you and your loved ones are protected. 

World Immunization Week: Meningitis messaging (doc)

What is meningitis?

Qu'est-ce que la méningite ?

¿Qué es la meningitis?

Who is at risk of meningitis?

Qui est à risque de méningite ?

¿Quién está en riesgo de meningitis?

How can you prevent meningitis?

Comment prévenir la méningite ?

¿Cómo se puede prevenir la meningitis?

World Immunization Week banners

Bannières pour la semaine mondiale de la vaccination

Banners para la Semana Mundial de la Inmunización

What causes meningitis?

Qu'est-ce qui cause la méningite ?

¿Qué causa la meningitis?

Meningitis vaccines have changed the world

Les vaccins contre la méningite ont changé le monde

Las vacunas contra la meningitis han cambiado el mundo

Get more involved

Are you interested in raising awareness of the risks of meningitis and of the importance of prevention? Interested in joining a supportive global network of advocates and organisations working to #DefeatMeningitis? Consider becoming a CoMO member.


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Stay informed

Sign up to the Meningitis Research Foundation’s monthly emails on how we are working to defeat meningitis, with news on the latest science, meningitis vaccines, and health policy developments.

Don’t want emails? Join us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn and help us remind world leaders why we want to defeat meningitis by 2030.


Every year, World Meningitis Day brings together people from all over the world to highlight the need to raise awareness of meningitis, its signs and symptoms, the vaccines that are available, and that it is an infection that needs global attention and effort to be defeated.


Meningitis Research Foundation is an international charity which began in the UK in 1989. We’ve been working to defeat meningitis and septicaemia wherever they exist for over 30 years. The Confederation of Meningitis Organizations (CoMO) is our global network of patient groups, meningitis advocates, and health professionals. They work to reduce the incidence and impact of meningitis in more than 40 countries.

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