What we do

The mission of IF is to improve the quality of life of people with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus throughout the world and to decrease the prevalence of Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus by primary prevention. In its work, IF is focusing in four main domains; Prevention, International Solidarity, Human Rights and Knowledge Transfer. Besides, IF is actively advocating for the rights of people with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and conducting a variety of projects in Europe and in developing counties.

IF Priorities

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Annual Report 2013

Active and healthy EU citizens

Africa: Advocacy Toolkit


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  Members acting to prevent NTDs