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2nd Annual Bud, Spud & Steak Fundraising Event E-mail Print

SBHAC is pleased to be hosting our 2nd Annual Bud Spud and Steak fundraising event on April 24, 2015, at the NorVilla Hotel, 1763 Henderson Highway, from 5:30 - 8:30pm.
In addition to a great meal (comes included with $20 ticket admission), there will be door prizes, a 50/50 draw and a silent auction.
Tickets can be obtained by calling the SBHAC office at 204-925-3650. Hope to see you there!

Download the PDF poster to post at your workplace.

Research Reports for 2015 E-mail Print
  • An environmental scan of weight assessment and management practices in paediatric spina bifida clinics across Canada. Dr. McPherson. PDF.
  • Two year project was on reducing complications associated with endoscopic third ventriculostomy through simulation based training. Dr. Haji. PDF.

Is Your Dementia Really NPH? E-mail Print
It is estimated that between five and ten percent of people diagnosed with dementia could actually have a treatable condition known as normal pressure hydrocephalus or NPH. NPH is a disorder involving an abnormal increase in cerebrospinal fluid that causes the brain to become enlarged. The condition can occur at any age but it's most common over age 60.

National Bursary Program - updated for 2015 E-mail Print
The Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada is pleased to introduce the National Bursary Program for people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

Research Grant Applicants - 2014-2015 E-mail Print

The deadline for submitting application for a research grant for the 2014-2015 fiscal year is 5 p.m. C.S.T. February 28, of 2015.  Follow this link to download the guidelines and application. 

All applications should be mailed along with supporting documents to the attention of:

The Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
Research Grant Program
647- 167 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0V3

Email: info@sbhac.ca

If you have any questions please call  Toll Free 1-800-565-9488.

2014/2015 Board of Directors E-mail Print

2014/2015 Board of Directors


World Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Day E-mail Print

October 25, 2014


The World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day was held for the first time on 25 October 2012  at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Supported by the World Health Organization, International Federation for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus members from all.

On 25 October 2013 IF celebrated  the launch of their PUSH platform  and met at the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the importance of access to healthcare. This debate continues in 2014 with IF's Global Campaign.

Does your association plan to organise some activities connected to the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day on 25 October? Tell us about it and share your ideas and actions with the SBH community across Canada. Send your stories to info@sbhac.ca.


SBHAC 1st Golf Classic E-mail Print

SBHAC 1st Golf Classic

The golf gods smiled on the 1st SBHAC Golf Classic held at the Kingswood Golf & Country Club in LaSalle, Manitoba on September 7. The weather could not have been better and everyone had a great time.


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