IF’s 2014 Annual Report is now available online

July 22, 2015   World

International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus | Source

AR2014 300Last 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 committee for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus was launched in China, thanks to the work of IF President Margo Whiteford and former IF President Pierre Mertens; IF 25th International Conference GENErating Changes was held in Argentina, and the IF membership expanded with 6 new organisations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the USA.

In August, IF organised a workshop in Kenya on Preparing for adult life and development of adult services and developed a guide on transition from childhood to adulthood for people with spina bifida. The 3rd World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day was commemorated on 25 October 2014 with activities from IF's member organisations worldwide. In December IF launched its Strategic Plan 2015-2017.

Check out IF's Annual Report 2014 for other milestones and additional information, and our Financial Report 2014.