Lourdes, a nurse from Guatemala, has received a week of training in continence management at PAZ Holandesa, our partner in Peru. Lourdes learned a lot from her colleague Melania Vergarra,…
On July 13 our partner NED in Zanzibar invited the parents of children with spina bifida for an information day about incontinence. Child-Help trained two nurses in the continence project…
Honey helps to heal bedsores in paralyzed children. In Tanzania we are going to grow honey to help families with disabled children to earn an income. Parents of children with…
Femke Bannink, Ruth Nalugya and Geert van Hove together with other partners in Uganda carry out the study 'Evidence based inclusive education for children with disabilities'. They published a paper…
In the health center of Dr. Uta Elisabeth Düll (of Germany) in Rwanda, many children are treated for spina bifida. Not only children from Rwanda but also those from the…
When parents are unable to pay the hospital bill for their deceased child, the hospital will not release the body and it disappears into the incinerator. As a result parents…
Objective # 1: Poverty:  Due to malnutrition there is a direct link between the causes of Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus and poverty. In addition, having a child with a disability…

working visit in Kamapa

09 February 2019
Too often, government hospitals in Africa are a challenging environment to work.  Neurosurgeon Dr Mukasa is explaining the situation for children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in Mulago National Referral…
Sister Jem is already fighting 8 years for care and treatment for children with hydrocephalus in The Philipines. Thank you sister Jem! Child-help cooperates with the Hydrocephalus Foundation of the The…
In her book "Dead Aid, why development aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa” Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian economist, makes up the painful balance of development…
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