Apr. 24, 2018: April 24 is World Meningitis Day

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World Meningitis Day

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BLOG

Proud to Protect Burkinabè from Meningitis

In a remote village of Burkina Faso, a woman around 60 years old lined up to get vaccinated… Read More

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INFOGRAPHIC

Serogroup A Meningococcal Meningitis in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadly, Expensive, Preventabler…View Infographic

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VIDEO

World Meningitis Day 2018

#AllMeningitisMatters…Watch Video

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STORY

Burkina Faso Begins Routine MenAfriVac (TM) Immunization

Burkina Faso is known as the “buckle” of the meningitis belt…Read Story

Calendar

April 24: World Meningitis Day
April 24 – 29: World Immunization Week
April 25: World Malaria Day
May: Hepatitis Awareness Month
May: Cystic Fibrosis Month May
May: Lyme Disease Awareness Month
May 1: World Asthma Day
May 4-10: UN Global Road Safety Week
May 8: International Thalassemia Day
May 8: World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
May 10: World Lupus Day
May 12: International Nurses Day
May 17: World Hypertension Day
May 20: World Autoimmune Arthritis Day
May 31: World No Tobacco Day

Page last reviewed: April 24, 2018
Content source: Global Health