CURE Neuro

Helping children with hydrocephalus and spina bifida survive and thrive through treatment, training, and research.


Comprehensive treatment strategy that saves lives

  • Early detection
  • Timely intervention
  • Research-informed practice
  • Focused follow-up
  • Compassionate care


On-site training at CURE Uganda

  • 15+ years of experience in the endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus
  • High clinical volume (over 1,000 surgeries each year)
  • Expert faculty, surgical & clinical teams


An emphasis on research to save and improve lives

  • 25+ global publications. (JNS, NEJM, Lancet)
  • Informing global practice in treatment of hydrocephalus & spina bifida
  • A core of CURE Neuro fellows & partners

More Information for Neurosurgeons

CURE Neuro Algorithm:
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CURE Neuro Fellowship:
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Contact Us

Contact us if interested in the any of the following:

  • CURE Neuro Fellowship (self-funded/scholarship)
  • Becoming a Partnership Treatment Location
  • Exploring Research Collaboration

Email: [email protected]

Key Staff

Joshua Menya — Program Manager
Van Thanh Tran —  Regional Program Manager
Esseli Nabukwasi — Program Coordinator