Lack of facilities for severely deformed people

Individuals who remain alive despite severe congenital malformations (typically combining several defects such as harelip, spina bifida, hydrocephalus together with mental abnormalities), require special care. Suitable facilities are only rarely available, with the result that the care received is inferior and places a severe strain on those who take responsibility for such cases, particularly if it is the parents who continue to do so.
(D) Detailed problems