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International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
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Standard rules for people with disabilities

EDF Madrid Resolution

Prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy

Human rights and prenatal diagnosis



Human rights


IF has increasing influence in international issues, which are likely to affect people with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and their families and is cooperating with other NGOs to defend the rights of people with disabilities worldwide.

IF focuses in particular on:

  • Human rights and inclusion of people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus
  • The rights of children with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus in developing countries
  • Prevention and issues related to bio-ethics and prenatal diagnosis

Interesting links

International Center for Bioethics, Culture and Disability
Including international network on bioethics and disability

Institut Mensch, Ethik und Wissenschaft

EDF - European umbrella organisation representing about 50 million disabled people in Europe. Its mission is to ensure disabled citizens' full access to fundamental and human rights through their active involvement in policy development and implementation in the European Union.

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IF Neurosurgery

Flour Fortification Initiative

Council of Europe

Include Everybody

European Year of Intercultural Dialogue

IFSBH Annual Report 2007

Global Partnership for Disability and Development


International Disability and Development Consortium