News archive

Meningitis Outbreak in Chad

28 March 2012

At least 16 deaths have been reported in the ongoing meningitis epidemic in Chad.

Brian Greenwood Wins Gairdner Award

21 March 2012

Brian Greenwood wins 2012 Gairdner Global Health Award for his contribution to reducing child mortality in Africa.

Graduate Research Assistant Vacancy

14 February 2012

The University of Oxford seeks applications for a Graduate Research Assistant in Molecular Microbiology.

Cote d’Ivoire: Meningitis Spreads as People Scramble for Vaccine

02 February 2012

As of 31 January 2012, there were 40 reported cases of meningitis and 11 meningitis deaths across Côte d’Ivoire.

Professor Brian Greenwood Knighted in New Years Honours

04 January 2012

Professor Brian Greenwood knighted in New Years Honours for services to malaria research.

Meningitis A Vaccination Launches in Chad

11 December 2011

Today, Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno announced the official launch of a vaccination campaign against Meningitis A.

MenAfriVac Immunization Campaign Begins in Nigeria

05 December 2011

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has announced the start of a large scale vaccination campaign against meningitis.

Data Management Training in Full Swing

21 October 2011

AHRI candidate undertakes 3 month data management training placement at LSHTM.

A Unique Training Opportunity: Molecular Analysis of MenAfriCar Samples

06 October 2011

AHRI candidate selected for training attachment at the University of Oxford.

GCLP Training Course

31 August 2011

CLS delivers GCLP training course for MenAfriCar laboratory staff