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Description

The Meningitis Foundation Aotearoa New Zealand strives to educate New Zealanders and raise their awareness of meningitis, promoting its prevention and control by;

  • Providing timely, accurate and credible information and educational resources to the general public and healthcare professionals.
  • Providing a forum for friends and families affected by meningitis to connect and share their stories for mutual support and ongoing awareness of the reality of the disease.
  • Being an active voice to support public health policy and the introduction of further vaccines to high risk groups.
  • Supporting an increase in vaccination rates to improve New Zealand's record for protecting children. 

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Use our online contact form click here

Anyone can access

Charges

We rely solely on private donations, community fundraising and corporate grants which are gratefully accepted.

For further information or donations  click here

Services Provided

Information & support

We provide accurate and credible information and resources to the general public, whilst providing a forum for whanau and friends affected by meningitis to share and support one another.

We provide accurate and credible information and resources to the general public, whilst providing a forum for whānau and friends affected by meningitis to share and support one another.

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

Advocacy

Disability Assistance

Support to make decisions, A longer appointment time

Region

West Coast, Canterbury, Northland, South Auckland, Hutt, Taranaki, Waitaki, Hawkes Bay, Central Lakes, Central Auckland, Tairāwhiti, West Auckland, South Canterbury, Bay of Plenty, Southland, Waikato, Wellington, Dunedin - South Otago, MidCentral, East Auckland, Nelson Marlborough, Wairarapa, Whanganui, Lakes, North Auckland

Contact Details

Or email: support@meningitis.org.nz  for information and support if you have been affected by meningitis

This page was last updated at 9:51AM on December 5, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by The Meningitis Foundation Aotearoa NZ.