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Conference 2008 - "Drawing smiles - towards adulthood"

 

Drawing Smiles, Lisbon 2008
The 19th IF World Conference on Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus is being held in Lisbon, Portugal from 6 to 9 June 2008. The theme of the conference is “Drawing Smiles - towards adulthood” and touches topics such as transition, growing up with these conditions and quality of life. Amongst the speakers will be IF president Pierre Mertens, IF board member John Burke and dr. Carla Verpoorten. You can find more information at the conference website. The conference programme (Word-document) can be downloaded here.

 

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