| Overview |
The National Meningitis Association, Inc. (NMA) is a national non-profit charity founded in July, 2002. The primary goal
of NMA is to educate and increase awareness of meningococcal disease. The founding members were
personally affected by the tragedy of meningococcal disease.
NMA’s mission is to educate families, medical professionals
and others about bacterial meningitis and prevention approaches
to the disease.
In particular, NMA is focused on raising awareness and protection
among adolescents and young adults, many of whom can be protected
through education and vaccination efforts.