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Join the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day 2022

3 October 2022

The 10th edition of the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus day is around the corner!

This year the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus community will celebrate it under the theme Elevate Your Voice all around the world. Celebrations will take place throughout the month of October through various colourful activities.

World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day

On October 25th we look forward celebrating the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day 2022  (WSBHD22) together with you during the WSBHD22 Conference! Moreover for this day, IF facilitates regional meetings to allow members and partners to share their advocacy efforts in relation to this year’s WSBHD theme: “Elevate your Voice”.

Regional side events

  • Side Event Europe
    ‘Elevate Your Voice to the Path Towards Independence’  

IF together with its member association ASBI Italy organise the WSBHD22 regional side event for Europe. This side event will be held through four sessions and cover four themes: Transitional care, Spina Bifida Registry, The path towards independence and Disability and sport. Read more here.

When?

October 5 2022 – 3.30PM – 6PM CET: Transitional care
October 14 2022 – 3.30PM – 6PM CET: Spina Bifida Registry
October 18 2022 – 3.30PM – 6PM CET: The path towards independence
October 26 2022 – 3.30PM – 6PM CET: Disability and sport

Registration link is available here.

 

  • Side Event Africa
    ‘Elevate Your Voice to Rehabilitation for a Creative Life’

IF together with its member association the Spina Bifida Federal Association of Sudan organize a regional side event on the occasion of the WSBHD22 on the theme of ‘Rehabilitation for a Creative Life’. Read more here.

When?

October 19 2022 – 11AM Sudan Time

More information will follow soon

 

  • Side Event Americas
    ‘Elevate Your Voice to Independent Living and Autonomy’

IF together with its member association Fundación Mónica Uribe Por Amor (Colombia) organize a regional side event to the WSBHD22 on the theme of ‘Independent Living and Autonomy’. You will hear from four testimonials from self-employed persons with SBH and professionals. Read more here.

When?

October 25 2022 – 2PM Colombia Time

More information will follow soon

 

  • Side Event Asia-Pacific
    Members of the IF Asia-Pacific network will share their examples on how they elevate their voice during the WSBHD22.

When?

October 25 2022 – 2.30PM India Time

More information will follow soon

 

Testimonies

In preparation for the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day 2022, IF invites YOU to elevate your voice on a WSBHD related topic.  Join by sending a short 1-2minute video message to ….

Share what this years’ WSBHD22 theme means to you: Elevate Your Voice. For example, elevate your voice to Independent Living. For more information, see the WSBHD toolkit here.

 

Talent Show

Do you have a talent? All persons with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus are welcome to share with the world their talents by sending a MP4 recording of max. 10 minutes to be broadcasted on IF YouTube Channel on the occasion of the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day 2022. Find out more information in the WSBHD toolkit here.

 

For the most recent updates, please consult the WSBHD official website: https://www.worldspinabifidahydrocephalusday.com/activities-2022

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the IF team at info@ifglobal.org

Looking forward to a colourful month of celebrations!