The Meningitis Association Scotland (MAS) activities include:
1 - Education and information
2 - Counselling
3 - Support for Special Needs of families affected by Meningitis
4 - Clinical treatment of the Disease
5 - Improvement of diagnosis and surveillance
6 - Research into pathogenesis and prevention of Meningitis
7 - Support
8 - Provision of Specialist equipment for Hospitals Clinics and Families of victims.
9 - Help line
Over the years M.A.S. has been a major provider for research funding in Scotland, by providing vital funding to the vaccine research being carried out and working with 16 countries worldwide., including Australia, Greece and Portugal
Pioneering work at Yorkhill Children's Hospital on treatment of severe disease was made possible through equipment supplied by MAS.
Provision of necessary equipment for sophisticated epidemiology and monitoring of the disease by the Scottish Meningococcal and Pneumococcal Reference Laboratory (SMPRL) at Stobhill Hospital.
We provide vital equipment for Families who cannot obtain these from other sources.