Meningitis Research Foundation

Meningitis Research Foundation

Charity information

Meningitis Research Foundation

Meningitis Research Foundation is a leading UK and international meningitis charity.

We strongly believe that no one should die of a vaccine preventable disease and work to safeguard all from unnecessary death and disability. To do this we:

- Fund research into the prevention, detection and treatment of meningitis
- Promote knowledge and raise awareness amongst health professionals and the public
- Provide practical and emotional support to those who have been affected by meningitis.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    Meningitis Research Foundation is a leading UK and international meningitis charity that brings together people and expertise to defeat meningitis and septicaemia wherever it exists.

    Our vision is of a world free from meningitis. A world where effective vaccinations can protect everyone. A world where people who do get the disease get the most effective diagnosis and treatments possible. A world where people affected and their families have the best support and information.

    Through our work, we aim to prevent people from getting meningitis in the first place; to see those that do get it receive fast and effective diagnosis and treatment; and to ensure people get the support and information they need.

    Since our establishment in 1989, we have played an instrumental role in helping to reduce death and disability from meningitis wherever it exists – and our international impact is growing year-on-year. We currently have five research projects in Africa where the need is greatest, to help improve primary healthcare and reduce the high levels of child mortality from preventable diseases, such as meningitis.

  • Overview

    Established: May 1989

    Registered Charity Number: 1091105

    Phone number: 0333 405 6237

    Address: Newminster House, Baldwin Street, Bristol BS1 1LT

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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