Follow-up Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus prevention and care Partner Engagement meeting

May 27, 2014   World

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The challenge for spina bifida and hydrocephalus prevention and care in the global context is being visible and recognized as a priority in a world of competing public health issues27 May 2014 // On 11 April 2014, the first Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Prevention and Care Partner Engagement meeting was held. It was organized by Boston Children’s Hospital, the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF), and CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. It brought together representatives from 21 different organizations in academia, health services, private and public sectors, who came together to discuss ways to address challenges, help advance research, and strengthen and move forward prevention and care efforts in the fields of Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.