Money and Superstition Delay Treatment of Hydrocephalus for Nigerian Children

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In the National Mirror of Nigeria, Mr. Afolabi Fajemilo shares the story of his son, Festus, exposing the struggle many parents face in Nigeria when confronted with a diagnosis of hydrocephalus and spina bifida. The Fajemilo family founded the Festus Fajemilo Foundation to help other parents learn about the condition and treatment options and wade through cultural stigmas and financial hurdles. The foundation is part of the Hydrocephalus Association Community Support Network.

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