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CM's health scheme saves child from life-long disability

July 30, 2015  |  News

P.V.V. Murthi The child seen after the surgical removal of the tumour on its low back at the GVMCH campus on Wednesday. Major surgery performed on 11-month-old Dhanush. The Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS) came in handy to parents of 11-month-old boy Dhanush. A major surgery was carried out on

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All sexually active women targeted in bid to combat spina bifida

July 27, 2015  |  News

Fewer than one in five women in Northern Ireland have taken folic acid before becoming pregnant

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Eating With Oven Mitts For Accessible Housing!

July 27, 2015  |  Opinion

Guests at the 2014 Dinner For Doors event in the lineup for the buffet! A pair of oven mitts changed what I thought I knew about accessibility. You might think that strange but that’s exactly why the idea behind the Dinner for Doors events hosted by the Accessible Housing Society in

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IF’s 2014 Annual Report is now available online

July 22, 2015  |  World

Last year, we established a Global Experts Panel to assist and advise IF in its activities; IF became a member of the Executive Team of the PUSH Alliance, a group of organisations all dedicated to improve prevention and care efforts in the fields of Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus; a special

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The woman who doesn't accept her disability

July 22, 2015  |  News

Tucked away in rural Scotland, down a winding, rutted track, nestles the home of Melanie Reid, the author of the weekly Spinal Column in The Times.

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