Q. With reference to Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030, Consider the following statements:
1. It is the first-ever global strategy to defeat meningitis.
2. It is released by World Health Organization (WHO).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Both statements are correct. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the first-ever global strategy to defeat meningitis – ‘Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030’. 

The roadmap includes three visionary goals: 

  1. Eliminate epidemics of bacterial meningitis. 
  2. Reduce cases of vaccine-preventable bacterial meningitis by 50% and deaths by 70%. 
  3. Reduce disability and improve quality of life after meningitis of any cause. 

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