lieven20 June 2017 // Last week, from 13 to 15 June 2017, the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. IF was represented by our Deputy Secretary General, Ewa Kampelmann, and Secretary General Lieven Bauwens.

Captura de pantalla 2017 06 13 a las 16.20.1813 June 2017 // Today, IF publishes its Annual Report 2016. Using our 3 strategic objectives, primary prevention, right to health and community building, we highlight the activities we undertook last year to help improve the quality of life of people with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and their families, and to reduce the incidence of neural tube defects and hydrocephalus worldwide.

logos letter web8 June 2017 // The five scenarios proposed by the European Commission show that health is not a priority for the next years of the European Union’s work. It is our responsibility to voice our concerns and promote an open dialogue to discuss the future of the European health system. That is why a joint letter, supported by 39 health organisations, including IF, was sent to Mr. Juncker.

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