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…
Access to treatment remains a big challenge for most of our children. The three children on the photo's are among many whose parents gave up when treatment was delayed. Child-Help…
Only a small proportion of children in Africa gets timely surgery. This causes huge additional handicaps to these untreated children. Every call to assistance that Child-Help does in Africa shows…
On the 8thof November the Spina Bifida association of Sudan conducted with SFPA a successful workshop on prevention and care of Spina Bifida. More than 20 participants came represented the…
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