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The two-character ISO 3166 country code for SOLOMON ISLANDS.

SB

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Solomon Islands. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Solomon Islander bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Solomon Islands. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the Solomon Islands. Each province and the capital territory has its own code with the prefix "SB." For example, the code for the Province of Isabel is ISO 3166-2:SB-IS.
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According to the American Spina Bifida Association, about 90 per cent of babies born with the disability now live to be adults, and around 80 per cent of them display normal intelligence.
Spina Bifida occurs when a portion of the backbone that protects the spinal cord, as well as the spinal cord underneath, do not form correctly during the pregnancy.
Diagnosis of spina bifida on ultrasound: Always termination?
Society needs to adapt in a way that prevents the person from becoming 'handicapped' by the consequences of spina bifida.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of a spina bifida patient presenting with fecal and urinary complications from breast cancer chemotherapy.
Spina bifida is a fault in the development of the spinal column when one or more of the vertebrae fail to form properly, leaving a gap or a split.
Spina bifida is a disabling birth defect of the spinal column, resulting from the failure of the spine to close properly during the first month of pregnancy.
This allows not only the children with spina bifida but also their well siblings to receive attention as to appropriate development, family roles and dynamics.
The organizations have developed a campaign that will focus on increasing awareness of Spina Bifida and the importance of folic acid intake prior to and in the early weeks of pregnancy.
The focus of this grant is to collect and analyze patient data in order to change clinical practices and develop national standards for treatment of spina bifida to ultimately improve the lives of people with this condition," said Dr.
How can we improve the quality of life of people living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus?
But Gill knows only too well that while taking folic acid can cut your baby's chance of having spina bifida by more than 70 per cent, it sadly doesn't prevent all cases.

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