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Filmed during the 2007 epidemic in Burkina Faso, the documentary offers a poignant and revealing account of the devastating impact meningitis epidemics have on individuals and communities. The film also takes viewers to Mali, where the Meningitis Vaccine Project (a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization) and the Serum Institute of India Limited are testing a new vaccine that offers hope for eliminating epidemics as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa.

Corporate author(s): PATH, Rockhopper TV

Publication date: 2007

Available materials

English

Kill or Cure? Meningitis

(Located at www.rockhopper.tv)

French

Kill or Cure? Meningitis [French]

(Located at www.meningvax.org)

Also known as: Kill or Cure? La Méningite à Méningocoques

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This publication is part of the series Kill or Cure? videos

Region: Africa

See also: Vaccines and immunizationMeningitis

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