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There are plenty of ways you can get involved in World Meningitis Day to help us defeat this life-threatening disease. Join us in spreading awareness today.

Get involved in World Meningitis Day 2024

Ending meningitis starts with you - show your support for the World Health Organization’s Global Road Map to Defeat Meningitis by 2030 in whatever way you can, because together we can, and we will, defeat meningitis.    

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Share the resources in the campaign toolkit

Spread life-saving awareness and help defeat meningitis by sharing any of our free resources from the campaign toolkit. Don't forget to use the hashtags #WorldMeningitisDay or #DefeatMeningitis when you share.

Light the road ahead

Remember those affected by meningitis and share your hope for a future where we no longer need to fear meningitis. Illuminate something and share it on social media on October 5th at 20.30 (8:30pm) with the hashtags #WorldMeningitisDay or #DefeatMeningitis.

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Tell your story, your way: Meningitis in your words

Sharing your meningitis story can make a world of difference to someone, somewhere. Be one of the 2,030 people raising their voice in support of defeating meningitis by 2030, help influence change and be part of the world’s largest digital collection of meningitis experiences. 


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Stay informed

Sign up to the Meningitis Research Foundation’s monthly newsletter and find out how we are working to defeat meningitis. Each email is packed with the news on the latest science, meningitis vaccines, and health policy developments. You can also learn more about what is being achieved by the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations - our global network of meningitis groups and advocates. 


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