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On October 25, persons with Spina Bifida and their families worldwide will come together to celebrate the 11th edition of the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day 2023 (#WSBHD23) on the theme: “Accessibility for All”.

Our vision is a society that guarantees the human rights of children and adults with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (SBH), and celebrates their contributions in all areas of life, while guaranteeing equity at all levels and for all. ​ Accessibility and inclusion are challenges frequently encountered by persons with SBH. With stigma, discrimination and lack of awareness creating further barriers to the full enjoyment of life. Therefore, IF shares with you the theme for the World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day 2023: “Accessibility for All”.

We will be happy to also share your photos here and information about the activities you organise for WSBHD23 at local, regional or national level. So please, send your material to

Do not forget to use the hashtag #WSBHD23 on social media so we can easily find your messages. Also, when sharing your challenge please use the hashtag #Accessibillity4All.

Find more information about WSBHD23 in the '2023 THEME' section.

Let's raise awareness on Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and share your experience or encourage others to do so!

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