Our Mission and Values

At Cure SMA Foundation of India, everything from our funding priorities to our day-to-day decisions are driven by our vision, mission and values.

Our Vision

We dream of a SMA free world and a barrier free universal healthcare for all.

Our Mission

We are committed to bringing the treatment and cure for SMA to India, making healthcare accessible, inclusive, and insured for all, and creating awareness about SMA and the significance of genetic screening so that we can accomplish a world without genetic diseases.

Our Values

Integrity

We strive to carry out all our work with the greatest responsibility and accountability.

Balance

As relentlessly we pursue a treatment and cure, we are also strategic. We know the fastest way to a future without SMA is to take a comprehensive, unbiased approach to research and maintain a balance of optimism and realism.

Collaboration

Our community is everything to us. We would not have made it this far in our fight  without the invaluable contributions of our researchers, doctors and families. Together we are and always will be stronger than SMA.

Respect

No one can conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect. At Cure SMA Foundation of India we firmly believe in the Right to live a dignified life by the individual patients and families. The society needs to accept and Respect the dignified way of life each SMA Individual chooses to live.

There is no right way to live with a disease like SMA. Every person’s experience is different, and it’s every family’s right to decide what SMA means to them.

Compassion

Thanks to Cure SMA Foundation of India, no person is ever alone in the battle against this gruesome disease. We offer unconditional support to people affected with SMA and communicate openly and honestly, giving them clear and accurate information.

Determination

Our work is not just restricted to a treatment and cure, but we also strive to achieve a genetic disease free world and we will remain strong in our fight no matter what challenges come our way.