Budapest 21 June 2015 // The first European workshop of 2016 took place on 18-19 June in Budapest, Hungary. IF members from 17 European countries came together to discuss their working priorities and to give the IF secretariat guidance for its 2017 activities.
Brussels 17 June 2015 // On 14 June 2016, the 2016 Global Report Nutrition Report was launched simultaneously in Beijing, Johannesburg, Nairobi, New Delhi, New York, Stockholm and Washington D.C. The Global Nutrition Report 2016 (GNR) aims at gathering existing nutrition data and processes, with renewed international attention on nutrition, and contributes to stronger accountability for nutrition. The GNR provides a new outlook on women who received iron and folic acid during their most recent pregnancy, and women who received iron and folic acid during the most recent pregnancy and did not take it.
Brussels 15 June // Besides occasional reports from IF members that people with SBH are discriminated in access to healthcare, there is a lack of concrete substantial data collected across the EU in this regard. We want to change this, which is why we are launching a survey that will map the situation of access to healthcare for persons with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in Europe.