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IF Award at the 28th International Conference on SBH in India!

13 August 2018

13 August 2018 // During the past weekend (10-12 August), New Delhi (India) finally hosted the 28th International Conference on Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus for the first time in Asia. It was a very well attended event with participants from many different regions and countries.

At the end of the second day, the IF Award 2018 was given to Dr. G.D. Agrawal, founder of the company Surgiwear in India, which produces the Chhabra shunt for the treatment of Hydrocephalus. The award was accepted on his behalf by Mr. Amitava Mukherjee, Vice-President of Surgiwear, who received the IF Award from IF President Margo Whiteford and actress Raveena Tandon, ambassador of the Spina Bifida Foundation – India. Our most sincere congratulations to Surgiwear and let’s continue working together for a better quality of life of people living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

More feedback, photos and recordings from the conference will be published in the coming days, but you can already take a look to some pictures in IF Facebook page here and read tweets and comments throughout the hashtag #ifsbhcon2018 in Twitter.

This event could not have been organised without our member Spina Bifida Foundation India, so thank you very much for your dedication and effort towards this conference. Also, thank you to all the participants and speakers for making this conference a huge and interesting event!

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