Devex Examines Meningitis Vaccine Project, Lessons For Similar Efforts
Devex: Combating meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa and what the future holds
“…[P]ublic health officials across [Africa], along with the World Health Organization and PATH, formed the Meningitis Vaccine Project. This partnership — along with the Serum Institute of India — designed, developed, and produced MenAfriVac, the first vaccine for use specifically in Africa, with African leaders at the table. … So why was the meningitis A campaign so successful? And how can its success encourage other vaccination efforts on the continent?…” (Cousins, 3/16).