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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 year, International supermarket chain Tesco, organised a story sharing contest with six prizes of shopping vouchers worth RM5,000.00 for each

September 14th, 2018|

New Educational Program from the Brazilian Association of Epilepsy – and an Epilepsy Rap!

The Brazilian Association of Epilepsy (ABE) is launching a new program to guide and enable teachers and staff of public schools in the state of São Paulo, Brazil to better understand children and adolescents with epilepsy. The “Program of Social Inclusion of Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy in School Environment” project will teach principals, coordinators,

November 2nd, 2017|
  • IE News

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 event and we hope that, this year, that number will increase. We have been using Campi, the mascot for International

February 13th, 2017|
  • Campi Visits the Doctor

New Video in the Campi Series! Campi Visits the Doctor

To celebrate International Epilepsy Day 2017, we present the second video in our series featuring International Epilepsy Day mascot, Campi the seahorse. In this video, Campi goes with his mum and dad to visit Dr. Cristina Langoustina, hoping to find out why he has been unwell recently. Watch the video to see what advice she

February 13th, 2017|

AICE to mark Epilepsy Day by supporting those affected by the earthquake

People with epilepsy understand the impact of the earthquake- sudden, unpredictable and shocking. Italian association AICE plan to mark International Epilepsy Day with actions that produce concrete results in favor of those affected by the earthquake: A fund to support the employment of workers with disabilities, a mobile home for a family with drug-resistant epilepsy,

February 10th, 2017|

Winners of the Artistic Waves Competition Announced

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who took part in the competition this year.  The judges had a difficult job as there were so many wonderful entries. Epilepsy has truly been put in the picture through the participants’ creative talents. These artworks tell of the personal experience of epilepsy through visual language, allowing

January 25th, 2017|

International Epilepsy Day Marked in Georgia through TV Show, Online & Clinic

The Epilepsy and Environment Association of Georgia celebrated International Epilepsy Day by emphasising the slogans "Epilepsy is More Than Seizure" and "Yes, I Can". A press release was distributed to all major information agencies in Georgia and also to the Ministry of Health Information was published in one of the most popular internet newspaper, Netgazeti. Posters for the

March 31st, 2016|

Here’s Our #EpilepsyDay Photo Comp Commendation Picks

On International Epilepsy Day we were delighted to announce the two winners of US$ 1,000 each in our Photo Competition, but there were over 300 entries and we just have to show you some of our other favourites. First, have a look at the winners of the Phone/Tablet category, Alessandra Prada, and the Camera Category, Kenneth

February 12th, 2016|