International Epilepsy Day

How to Get Involved

Internation Epilepsy Day Photo Competition

International Epilepsy Day Photo Competition Results!

To celebrate International Epilepsy Day 2018, we ran an international photography competition with the theme ‘Life is Beautiful’. Click here to view the winning entries and see who will share the $2000 prize fund!

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NEW: Interactive #EpilepsyDay Map!

Show the world how you celebrate #EpilepsyDay! Share your selfies and pics on Twitter with the hashtag #EpilepsyDay and they’ll appear on our Interactive Map.

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Attend an #EpilepsyDay Event

Attend one of the many #EpilepsyDayEvents happening around the globe!

Epilepsy Events

Meet #EpilepsyDay mascot, Campi

Campi Introduction - Epilepsy Day

International Epilepsy Day is a special event which promotes awareness of epilepsy in more than 120 countries each year. Every year on the second Monday of February people join together to celebrate and highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and carers.

This is a day for everyone, no matter where you are, no matter how small your group or large your area, no matter whether you focus on the medical or the social aspects of the disease. We want you to help us celebrate International Epilepsy Day! Let’s speak with one global voice.

The Day is a joint initiative by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

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‘Nina, the Little Bulldozer’

A caring short film on Epilepsy Nina, The Little Bulldozer is a short film that is part documentary, part animation. Through the words of Nadia and Thomas Davies (Nina's parents) the little girl comes to

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Happy news from Malaysia!

Edmund Cheong Heng Yew wins competition by sharing his mother's story of epilepsy "Malaysia Day" falls on the 16th of September. Each year, many events are organised to celebrate this patriotic and joyous day. This

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IE News: Issue 1 – 2017

Our special issue of IE News to celebrate the 3rd International Epilepsy Day is full of news on IBE activities to mark the day. In 2016 more than 40 countries around the world celebrated the

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