SBA logo5 September 2016 // The Spina Bifida Association, our partner in the PUSH Global Alliance, is continuing efforts to improve the health of those living with Spina Bifida and is pleased to announce the Third World Congress on Spina Bifida Research & Care.

There is still time to submit abstracts to present at the Third World Congress on Spina Bifida Research and Care, which will be held in San Diego in March 2017. Please follow this link to submit abstracts. 

Making every baby count1 September 2016 // Every day, women die during childbirth and babies are born stillborn. With quality health care throughout pregnancy and childbirth, many of these deaths could be prevented, but countries often lack the knowledge and capacity needed to take actions to stop other women and babies dying in the same way. To address this issue WHO is today launching two new tools to help countries improve their data on stillbirths and neonatal deaths as well as a report on the global status of implementation of maternal death surveillance and response (MDSR), a key strategy for reducing preventable maternal mortality:

logo tp2016 data ENBrussels 10 August 2016 // The Turning Points conference is organised by the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF), in close cooperation with the Flemish Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (VSH), Ghent University, and the Spina Bifida team of Ghent University Hospital.

Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium confirmed her participation at the first day of the conference to present the annual IF Award and mark the launch of IF’s Global Prevention Initiative that aims to raise awareness for actions to improve the primary prevention of Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus through worldwide cooperation.

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