Other organisations

 

cure.org/hydrocephalus : CURE Hydrocephalus is a non-profit organization that operates hospitals and programs in 25 countries worldwide of which 6 African countries (Niger, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia and Malawi).

www.cbmuk.org.uk/our-work/projects/africa/zimbabwe : CBM acts upon the needs and rights of people with disabilities through a network of local partners.

Leonard Cheshire Zimbabwe : a non-profit organization registered in Zimbabwe and a member of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Global Alliance. It endeavors to address the needs of children and youths with disabilities.

BethanyKids Children’s Hospital Kijabe (Kenya) : BethanyKids at Kijabe Hospital is the children’s ward of Kijabe hospital. It has a 60+ bed capacity and has become the referral hospital in Kenya for neurological patients. The hospital has 15 outreach clinics as far as Dadaab (North of Kenya, border with Somalia). 90% of their patients have Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.

Spina Bifida Association (Sudan) : Their mission is to improve life of people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in Sudan and to disseminate information about treatment and prevention.

The Alliance of African Midwives (AAM) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization of midwives and other healthcare professionals dedicated to excellence in improving the health and education of women and children.

Team Hydro (USA) (although not working in an african country, it is an inspiring website) is a group dedicated to finding a cure for the life-threatening medical condition ‘hydrocephalus’.  Every year Team Hydro swims from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit Hydrocephalus Association.

 

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