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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|

Turkish ILAE & IBE Chapters Celebrate #EpilepsyDay with UCB Turkey

To celebrate International Epilepsy Day the Turkish Chapters of the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy partnered with UCB Turkey. Together they set up information stands in shopping mall, held seminars and sent information letters to improve the attitudes towards people with epilepsy. • Shopping Malls: 1,000 brochures distributed at booths at one of the

February 12th, 2016|

WATCH: Argentinian IBE Chapter Video on ‘Work & Epilepsy’

The Asociación de Lucha Argentina Contra la Epilepsia have released a video to mark International #EpilepsyDay. The video is on the issue of work and epilepsy and is in the Spanish language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uHP1KlIvew

February 9th, 2016|

Photo Comp Camera Category Winner… Kenneth Oakes from the USA

To mark International #EpilepsyDay 2016 we ran a major photo competition with the simple, but uplifting theme 'Yes, I Can'. We had an overwhelming response in our two categories, pictures taken by cameras and those by phones/tablets. More than 300 entries were received from all around the world. We are absolutely delighted to announce that

February 8th, 2016|

WATCH: WHO Mark #EpilepsyDay with Video on Treatment Gap

The World Health Assembly passed the WHO Resolution on the Global Burden of Epilepsy in 2015. The resolution committed to actions including: strengthen effective leadership and governance to address the specific needs of people with epilepsy introduce and implement national health care plans of action for epilepsy management integrate epilepsy management into primary health care where appropriate

February 8th, 2016|

Photo Comp Phone Category Winner… Alessandra Prada from Italy

To mark International #EpilepsyDay 2016 we ran a major photo competition with the simple, but uplifting theme 'Yes, I Can'. We had an overwhelming response in our two categories, pictures taken by cameras and those by phones/tablets. More than 300 entries were received from all around the world. We are absolutely delighted to announce that

February 8th, 2016|

WATCH: Valencian Epilepsy Association Video About Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Association of the Valencian Community have made a video about epilepsy. See the video below and see how they celebrated International Epilepsy Day in our events section. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrbXwZZ3Vrc

February 8th, 2016|

WATCH: Anita from Iran speaks about Epilepsy to her class

A young girl named Anita from Iran gave a presentation about Epilepsy to her class for her English language project. Her teachers then asked her to give the presentation for her classmates' parent also. If you would like to find out more about Anita, you can read her full Epilepsy Story. Watch her presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TpxuMCMJ7Q

February 7th, 2016|