International Epilepsy Day Events

PAKISTAN – International Epilepsy Day 2021 Report

National Epilepsy Centre, Epilepsy Support Pakistan (IBE-Chapter) & Epilepsy Association of Pakistan (ILAE-Chapter) help to shine light on epilepsy Karachi, February 8, 2021: International Epilepsy Day, to promote awareness of epilepsy around the world was celebrated here earlier today by National Epilepsy Centre (NEC) in collaboration with Epilepsy Support Pakistan (ESP) & Epilepsy Association of

March 6th, 2021|

CROATIA – International Epilepsy Day Webinar

This year, just like previous years, we will celebrate International Epilepsy Day together with Croatian National Epilepsy Day, which is celebrated on February 14th. We have tried to educate a particular group of people from public life (policemen, librarians, public transportation workers) to provide relevant information regarding epilepsy and seizure first aid during the past

January 16th, 2021|

WORLDWIDE – 50 Million Steps for Epilepsy

50 million people worldwide are affected by epilepsy according to WHO/OMS official figures. There are many different causes for epilepsy including genetic disposition, head trauma or brain tumour. For some, the cause is unknown. Epilepsy affects almost every aspect in the life of the person diagnosed with the disease. For many people living with epilepsy,

January 7th, 2021|

MALAYSIA – Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur

Event Date: 02/02/2021 Event Time: 08:00 (Malaysian time) In conjunction with the International Epilepsy Day 2021, a patient engagement forum will be held on Feb 2, 2021 at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, interested participants can also join this event via a virtual meeting platform.

December 30th, 2020|

UKRAINE – International Epilepsy Day Event in Kharkiv

On February, 10th, 2020 in Kharkiv, Ukraine held an International Epilepsy Day event to support patients.   This was an initiative of the Bureau of Epilepsy in Ukraine and the Ukrainian League Against Epilepsy, with the endorsement of the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and SI “Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the National Academy

March 18th, 2020|

CAMEROON – CODEF mark International Epilepsy Day in schools

REPORT ON THE CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL EPILEPSY DAY IN CAMEROON International Epilepsy Day in Cameroon was celebrated on the 17th of February 2020. This was contrary to the usual second Monday of February earmarked by IBE for the International Epilepsy Day celebration which was to be on 10th February 2020 in Cameroon.  Unfortunately, that day

March 5th, 2020|

BANGLADESH – Event held at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) celebrated International #EpilepsyDay in Bangladesh once again this year to increase awareness of epilepsy among both professionals and the general public. Photos below have been shared by Dr. Muzharul Mannan. Thank you to all who participated.

February 26th, 2020|

MAURITIUS – Edycs celebrate #EpilepsyDay

Edycs Epilepsy Group, the leading Non-Governmental Organisation working with epilepsy sufferers in Mauritius and Rodrigues islands organised a Public Conference on Monday 10th February 2020 at the Bambous Social Welfare Centre to celebrate International Epilepsy Day. The event was graced by the Honourable Alan Gannoo, Minister of Transport and Light Rail, Dr. Ori, Representative, Ministry

February 26th, 2020|

SIERRA LEONE – International Epilepsy Day marked by EASL

The Epilepsy Association of Sierra Leone (EASL) marked this year’s international celebration with series of awareness raising activities including television and radio talk shows and conferences in the three hubs (Freetown hub - Freetown, Kabala hub - Magburaka and Bo hub- Kenema). The meetings started in Magburaka- Tonkolili district, Kenema and then Freetown. EASL brought

February 26th, 2020|

BELGIUM – Epilepsie Liga

On Monday 10 February Epilepsie Liga will be in the Central Station in Antwerp with during the day with these giant brains, showing passers-by how our brains work and what types of attacks exist. On the day you can also complete a short survey with them to test your knowledge about epilepsy. By participating you

February 18th, 2020|