Meningitis Carriage Study in 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.
Funding Partners:
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Program Partners:
  • CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
  • The Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Program Location:
  • Burkina Faso