Meningitis - Upper West Region, Ghana

Regional Health officials in the Upper West Region (including Jirapa District, Sissala West and Nadowli District) have reported an outbreak of meningitis. During the last 2 months, a total of 103 cases have been reported with 15 deaths.

Travellers to this region should be aware of the risk of exposure to meningitis and consider vaccination against meningitis.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Meningitis.

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