MenAfriNet Meningitis Surveillance in Africa

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.
Funding Partners:
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Program Partners:
  • CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
  • WHO-AFRO
  • Agence de Medicine Preventive
  • Ministries of Health and other non-governmental agencies
Program Location:
  • Burkina Faso
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Chad
  • Togo