International Epilepsy Day Events 2016

ITALY: Seminar in Milan, Press Conference in Rome

On February 8, Dr Michele Simonato will present a seminar to the clinicians, residents and medical students of the San Raffaele Hospital, in Milan. The seminar is entitled “Modulating gene expression in epilepsy. Mechanisms and tools for intervention, from microRNAs to gene therapy vectors” and will be co-resented by me and my collaborators Paolo Roncon and Gianluca Verlengia. Dr

February 8th, 2016|

BULGARIA: National Palace of Culture Turns Purple

The Association of Parents of Children with Epilepsy are organizing an event for February 8. The National Palace of Culture, which is the biggest center of its kind on Balkans, will be decorated in purple lights between 7 and 8pm. Visit the association's Facebook page for more details.

February 8th, 2016|

GEORGIA: TV Programme & Free Patient Consultation

The Epilepsy Environment Association Of Georgia will mark International #EpilepsyDay in two ways in their country. On Monday, February 8 the association will take part in a live broadcast on one of most popular talk shows on the Georgian television. On February 10 there will be a free consultation of patients.  

February 8th, 2016|

TURKEY: Talks to Mark #EpilepsyDay in Istanbul

The Turkish Chapter of the IBE will celebrate the International Epilepsy Day with the public events at two different provinces of Istanbul with the participation of two neurologist speakers on February 8. In their speeches, they will address questions of what epilepsy is, how we can help during seizures and how we can as a public improve the attitudes towards

February 8th, 2016|

Epilepsie-France Celebrates #EpilepsyDay w/ National Campaign

Epilepsie-France will participate in International Epilepsy Day this year with several events at national and regional level. At the national level, International Epilepsy Day events will be based on a press campaign aiming at a better knowledge of epilepsy by the general public: a press release will be written and a press conference given by

February 8th, 2016|

Epilepsy Ireland Hold Events Around the Country, Feb 8

International Epilepsy Day is a global event celebrated annually on the February 2, to promote awareness on epilepsy right around the world. In Ireland, Epilepsy Ireland is working with the brain injury charity Headway on a new hidden disability awareness campaign called I See Beyond. Find out more about I See Beyond here. Keep an

February 7th, 2016|

Finland: Flash Mobs & Campaigning on Feb 8, 9 & 11

Flash mobs and face-to-face campaigning. The staff and the main lines of public transport of Helsinki city on February 8, 9 and 11. The staff of Helsinki and Tampere association volunteers wear vests with campaign graphics delivering material and balloons to the public. The flash mob choreography consists of single letters Y-E-S I-C-A-N-! on tables that will form the motto of #EpilepsyDay

January 30th, 2016|

Qatar: Morning Talks on Epilepsy, Feb 11

February 11, 2015, 8am to 12pm Hajar Auditorium, HMC Education Center TIME TOPIC SPEAKER 8:15am-8:30am Opening  Program Dr Dirk  / Dr Ashfaq 8:30am-9:00am Epilepsy awareness Dr Hassan Al Hail   8:45am-9:15am  What is Epilepsy, Epilepsy diagnosis in adults Dr Gonzalo Alarcon 9:15am-9:45am Effects of epilepsy Dr Stacy Wilkins 9:45am-10:15am How to manage medically Dr Gayane Melikyan

January 27th, 2016|

ALCE Presentation & Talk on Epilepsy, February 5

ALCE, Epilepsy Association of the Valencian Community, will mark the day with two events that will take place on Friday, February 5 at 6pm: • Presentation “La Mochila” performed for the Awareness and Information Campaigns about Epilepsy (ALCE) by the Audiovisual Communication and Advertising students of the CEU-Cardenal Herrera University. • Talk “POR LOS DERECHOS

January 21st, 2016|