International Epilepsy Day Events 2017

Finnish Epilepsy Association on the Road

International Epilepsy Day has again inspired  the Finnish Epilepsy Association to many activities. There will be face to face campaigning around the country from the capital to Lapland, starting on the 13th of February from the biggest shopping mall in Helsinki. The campaign is connected to the local elections and candidates will be challenged to comment

February 3rd, 2017|

International Epilepsy Day 2017 in Nigeria with Healthsuites

On International Epilepsy Day 2017 Healthsuites, Abeokuta will again take epilepsy awareness to the Markets, the Traditional Rulers and schools in Ogun State, Nigeria. Dr Olusola Talabi, a neurologist and Epileptologist will feature on radio stations and television on to raise public awareness. Contact: Olusola Talabi

November 17th, 2016|

‘Living with Epilepsy’ – A Meeting in Istanbul, February 13th, 2017

Meeting title: 'Living with Epilepsy' İstanbul Monday 13th February, 2017 A group comprising of a doctor, a psychologist, a psychiatrist and a lawyer will provide this epilepsy meeting. The Turkish Chapter of the International Bureau of Epilepsy will also support the theme of this year’s International Epilepsy Day, ‘Putting Epilepsy in the Picture’. Contact Ebru

November 17th, 2016|

Mexico City – Saturday 11th February 2017

In Mexico, International Epilepsy Day was celebrated at the Palace of Medicine, which was the Faculty of Medicine for many decades and is now the Museum of Medicine. The auditorium has 400 places and the audience was made-up of people with epilepsy, relatives and Health workers. Download the flyer. For further information contact

November 17th, 2016|

Qatar – Thursday 9th February 2017

Thursday 9th February  2017, 8:00am to 12:00pm Hajar Auditorium, HMC Education Center For further information contact: Dr. Hassan Alhail   Download the schedule   TIME TOPIC SPEAKER 8:00am-8:10am Welcome Boulenouar Mesraoua 8:10am-8:30am Social aspects of epilepsy in Middle East Hassan Al Hail (President of QLAE) 8:30am-8:50am What is it like to live with epilepsy?- patient’s

November 17th, 2016|