Brussels 15 March 2016 // The International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus participated for the first time in the first International Disability Alliance (IDA) Board meeting of 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Brussels 14 March 2016 // The “Accessible Technology for Independent Living” conference organized by Google and the European Disability Forum took place the 1st March at the European Parliament, in Brussels.
Innovative technologies facilitate the lives of people with disability and enable them to be more independent as well as included in the society. Moreover, these technologies improve accessibility, which is a precondition for the enjoyment of other human rights, such as access to information or freedom of movement.
Brussels 9 March 2016 // The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Tajikistan government are hosting a two-day Cost Benefit Analysis workshop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to demonstrate the importance of wheat flour fortification in the prevention of neural tube defects.