Partnership Works to Protect Burkina Faso from Meningitis A

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Meningitis Carriage Study in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso
Meningitis Carriage Study in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
To conduct an evaluation of N. Meningitidis and N. Lactamica in Burkina Faso as part of a larger initiative to introduce a novel serogroup A conjugate meningococcal vaccine in Africa and eliminate epidemic meningitis.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Norwegian Institute of Public Health

World Meningitis Day: A Step Closer to Eliminating Epidemics

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Cryptococcal Meningitis Screening in South Africa

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Africa
Cryptococcal Meningitis Screening in South Africa
Botswana, Africa
Botswana
To provide technical assistance to the monitoring and evaluation of a cryptococcal screening program in partnership with the South African government. Cryptococcal meningitis is a common infection and a leading cause of death among individuals with HIV/AIDS.
Pfizer, Inc.
CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

CDC Foundation Receives $13.5 Million in Grants for Global Health

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MenAfriNet Meningitis Surveillance in Africa

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MenAfriNet
MenAfriNet Meningitis Surveillance in Africa
Burkina Faso
Mali
Niger
Chad
Togo
To establish a regional surveillance network—MenAfriNet—to collect and analyze high quality case-based meningitis surveillance data from representative sites across the African meningitis belt. The meningitis surveillance network will evaluate the impact of MenAfriVac to guide research on new vaccines and strategies to optimize impact of existing vaccines.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; WHO-AFRO; Agence de Medicine Preventive; Ministries of Health and other non-governmental agencies

Former CDC Directors Want Well-resourced CDC for Next Outbreak

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CDC Coordinates Response to Meningitis Outbreak

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