Improving lifelong care for SBH in Africa

November 10, 2015   World

International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus | Source

AfricanWorkshop5Brussels —IF’s Annual African workshop ”Lifelong care” that took place at the Fringilla Lodge in Lusaka, Zambia, from 5 to 7 November 2015 was a great success and was well attended by representatives of IF member organisations from Norway and Sweden and people engaged in the field of spina bifida and hydrocephalus from 8 African countries.  

The three-day workshop, organised around thematic sessions for professionals, parents and youth with SBH aimed at increasing commitment to promoting lifelong care. To achieve this goal, special attention was given to the role of the community, home visits, Support Groups and the transition to adult care services.

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