Brussels 24 May 2015 // IF, together with EDF and EPF, is launching a questionnaire, which will measure the impact of the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive on persons with disabilities and persons with chronic diseases in Europe. It is an opportunity for people to share their experience with cross border healthcare and help us influence the European debate on healthcare. We want to make sure that the voices of people with disabilities and chronic diseases are heard.
Brussels 19 May 2016 // 9 - 12 May 2016, IF Secretary General Lieven Bauwens joined Child-Help director Pierre Mertens for a mission to Ethiopia. Partnering with CURE International, BethanyKids and the Reach Another Foundation, IF and Child-Help want to contribute to better care in the country and to help prevent birth defects by primary prevention.
Brussels 17 May 2016// IF attended the hearing on the Concluding observations of the UN CRPD Committee to the EU - A new strategy for persons with disabilities in the European Union" on 17 May 2016.