AG 2014 SPINABIFIDA SESSIE2 80635 May 2017 // Taking a shower, preparing lunch, going for a walk...minor activities we might do without being absolutely conscious even though it is what makes us feel and be independent. That is what we are raising awareness on today: independent living for people with disabilities such as Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

EPSR3 May 2017 // On 26 April, the European Commission adopted the European Pillar of Social Rights, the new ambitious package consisting of 20 key principles and rights to support fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems. Among these key principles are childcare and support to children, social protection, health care, long-term care, and the inclusiong of people with disabilities. In addition to proposing the European Pillar of Social Rights, the Commission has put forward a number of legislative and non-legislative initiatives.

Screen Shot 2017 04 26 at 10.29.421 May 2017 // Following our folic acid awareness line of work, IF’s Global Prevention Initiative has launched a new global educational leaflet entitled ‘Folic Acid – What every woman needs to know before becoming pregnant’, which contains vital information for every woman planning a pregnancy.

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