Every SECOND counts. If you suspect meningitis, GET MEDICAL HELP IMMEDIATELY. Call or see your doctor / Call an ambulance / Get to a hospital.

Our Members

The founding members of the Meningitis Foundation Aotearoa New Zealand include:

Andrea Brady  A communication and public relations practitioner with a background in science and medical research who is passionate about health education and disease awareness. As a mum who has worked closely with meningitis families to advocate for policy change and universal vaccination programmes, she is committed to raising awareness of meningitis symptoms, informing and educating our community, connecting meningitis families, and working with the media, community leaders and government to protect our loved ones against this devastating disease.

Paul Gilberd  A business development consultant with a heart of gold; dedicated to growing social enterprises and organisations that deliver value to the communities they serve. With a career that spans advertising, marketing, commercial property development, business consulting and general management, Paul plays a pivotal role in representing the Meningitis Foundation in the public and private sector.



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.

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