Matthew was three and a half when he contracted suspected bacterial meningitis in 2009. While...
Meningitis touches many families/whanau throughout New Zealand every year.
Every case may be different and each family may have a different experience with meningitis. The Meningitis Foundation is creating a New Zealand register of personal stories from people who have been affected by meningitis.
Your contribution may assist another person or family who may read about your experience and where you are today.
These combined experiences are powerful testimony to support disease awareness and prevention at a national level.
By completing the form below you provide The Meningitis Foundation with permission to contact you and to use your story on our website.
Please complete the following form and when complete please press the ‘Submit’ button.
We invite you to share your story of meningitis with us. This may be your own personal account as a survivor, or a family member of a victim of this disease. We greatly appreciate your willingness to share your story, and we hope that this will provide some help or comfort to others who have had similar experiences. It may even help to save someone else’s life!
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Kia ora – Thank You
Disclaimer - The Meningitis Foundation Aotearoa New Zealand promotes the prevention, control and awareness of meningitis. It is not a professional medical authority. The text on this website provides general information about meningitis and septicaemia, not medical advice. It is not intended for use in the diagnosis or treatment of these diseases. Please consult your doctor to discuss the information or if you are concerned someone may be ill.
We need your help in reducing and preventing meningitis. Your support will assist the Foundation’s work in the fight against this disease.