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Global Clubfoot Conference Held in New Delhi

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Global Clubfoot Conference in New Delhi

Global Clubfoot Conference Held in New Delhi

  • The conference was organised by the CURE India in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
  • Doctors from 20 countries and Indian states attended the conference.


What is Clubfoot?


  • It is a birth defect in which one or both feet are rotated inwards and downwards.
  • The affected foot, calf, and leg may be smaller than the other.
  • The cause of this defect is still unclear but some experts associate this defect with distal arthrogryposis or myelomeningocele.

CURE India

  • CURE stands for Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE).
  • It is a not-for-profit development organization which is working with urban informal and low-income communities 
  • CURE's mission is to achieve three goals; (i) reconnected urban societies that take rightful decisions to ensure sustainable urban development; (ii) strengthened local agencies with capacities for participatory community development; (iii) and real evidence built from the ground up for effective service delivery.
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