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ITALY

Associazione Spina Bifida Italia (ASBI)

Description

Our mission: to promote activities in the medical and scientific research for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, not excluding similar disabilities and facilitate the social integration and employment of people with such disabilities.

Spina Bifida Association of Italy, a non-profit organization (ASBI), promotes every useful tool for a better understanding and treatment of Spina Bifida and for the affirmation of the rights and dignity of those affected and their families in Italy.

In particular we:

  • offer information, guidance and counseling to people with Spina Bifida and families through the site www.spinabifidaitalia.it and toll 800 866 311;
  • inform and educate the institutions and the public;
  • promote research, prevention and treatment of the disease;
  • launch and promote awareness campaigns and local and national events (congresses, conferences and debates) aimed at families, the medical professionals and the public.