Cote d’Ivoire: Meningitis Spreads as People Scramble for Vaccine
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
Professor Brian Greenwood knighted in New Years Honours for services to malaria research.
Meningitis A Vaccination Launches in Chad
Today, Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno announced the official launch of a vaccination campaign against Meningitis A.
MenAfriVac Immunization Campaign Begins in Nigeria
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
AHRI candidate undertakes 3 month data management training placement at LSHTM.
A Unique Training Opportunity: Molecular Analysis of MenAfriCar Samples
AHRI candidate selected for training attachment at the University of Oxford.
GCLP Training Course
CLS delivers GCLP training course for MenAfriCar laboratory staff
Improving the Diagnosis of Meningitis in the African Meningitis Belt
MRF has awarded a grant to Professor Samba Sow and Dr Olivier Manigart to develop better laboratory tests for identifying meningitis strains.
Preparations for 2011 Surveys Underway
MenAfriCar is currently making preparations to carry out cross-sectional surveys of meningococcal carriage in Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal.
2011 Chad Survey Underway
MenAfriCar is currently carrying out a cross-sectional survey of meningococcal carriage in Chad.