Coin box

The Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Canada was chosen for the 2018 Coin box program with Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries – Liquor Marts. Your donation will help us in our mission to educate young women on the importance of taking a multivitamin that contains folic acid before becoming pregnant to prevent neural tube defects… Read More

Effective February 1, 2017, the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada will be moving to our new office space.… Read More

“The only national caregiver awards program in Canada, the Canada Cares Awards are in their exciting fourth year. They are supported by the Canadian Caregiver Coalition and given out at the annual Canadian Homecare Association Conference. With close to a thousand nominations over the past few years, these prestigious awards recognize both family and professional… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions RE: Donations   Q – Where do I send my donation? A – Cheques can be mailed to SBHAC 472 – 167 Lombard Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3B 0T6 Q – Can I donate over the phone? A – Yes – If you have a valid Mastercard or Visa, and would like to… Read More

Never heard of NPH? Well, you’re not alone. NPH, or Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, is not a widely known medical condition and is sometimes identified as “old age problems,” or as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. Yet over 375,000 Americans may be living with the disorder. It’s a condition where cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) – a clear fluid that… Read More

Latex is a natural product made from the milky sap of the rubber tree (Heavea Brasillienus). Its durability, flexibility and low manufacturing costs has made latex a popular material. A latex allergy is a reaction to products made from natural rubber latex. the reactive is proteins originating from the rubber tree and present in products… Read More

People born with spina bifida frequently also have hydrocephalus, however an individual may have hydrocephalus without having spina bifida. Hydrocephalus is a condition in which normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulation patterns are interrupted. The two most common causes of this are accidents and birth defects; however hydrocephalus can also occur as a result of brain… Read More