Film: Kill or Cure? Meningitis

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In March 2007, as an epidemic was raging in Burkina Faso, MVP partnered with United Kingdom film production company Rockhopper TV to create a documentary on meningococcal meningitis for BBC's Kill or Cure series. The 22-minute film offers a poignant and revealing account of the devastating impact meningitis epidemics have on individuals, families, and communities. The film also takes viewers to Mali where MVP's new meningococcal A conjugate vaccine is being tested.

This film aired on BBC World June 8–13, 2007.   

Groups or individuals interested in helping meet the funding gap for the first large-scale introduction of the meningococcal A vaccine in Burkina Faso next year can contact [email protected] for additional information.