Brussels 26 April 2016 // Last week, IF’s representatives attended the official opening of the BethanyKids Children's Centre at Kijabe Hospital, Kenya. New facilities provide higher quality of clinical, post-surgery and follow-up care with an outpatient department of 10 times the capacity of the former one.
Brussels 22 April 2016 // The PUSH! Global Alliance (People United for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus) today launched its second round of Global Report Cards from Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO) and Western Pacific Region (WPRO) , providing country-level information on hydrocephalus and spina bifida prevention efforts, access to care, quality of life, and availability of prevalence and mortality data. See the information online at www.pu-sh.org/global-report-cards
PUSH! is the global voice for organizations worldwide working to better the lives of people living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. The goals are to advance surveillance and prevention efforts, to improve quality of care, and to eliminate disparities in access to care, through research, communications and capacity building.
21-22 April, Moldova // IF Secretary General, Lieven Bauwens is representing IF at the EASPD Annual Conference, “Growing together: from grassroots initiatives to national strategies in early-childhood intervention”. He provided the insights from the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus community on the state of play of early childhood intervention (ECI) in Europe.