International Epilepsy Day Events 2018

Sierra Leone – National Epilepsy Awareness-Raising Campaign Conducted

This year, Epilepsy Week took place on the 9th to 15th February, 2018. The goal of this celebration in Sierra Leone was to create a platform for people with epilepsy, their partners and service providers to share their experiences and stories with others thereby to build a stronger epilepsy community. For Epilepsy Association of

April 10th, 2018|

Mongolian National Society for NeuroRehabilitation celebrate International Epilepsy Day

The Mongolian National Society for NeuroRehabilitation has been celebrating International Epilepsy Day for the past 3 years. This year they celebrated International Epilepsy Day on February 24th. The event focused about The Physological Issues of Epilepsy and was attended by more than 100 people. Thank you to Burentugs Mandakh, CEO of the Mongolian National Society for

March 21st, 2018|

School health talks to mark International Epilepsy Day in Africa

International Epilepsy Day is a day set to provide an opportunity to raise awareness on epilepsy, what it is, how it can be treated, and what is needed to bring treatment to all people who need it. Every year on the second Monday of February people join together to celebrate International Epilepsy Day, started and

February 27th, 2018|

International Epilepsy Day Activity at Kankatapa

I live in Chongwe District, Kankatapa Area and am a teacher of a Grade Five Class at Evergreen Basic School. I am also a longstanding member of the Epilepsy Association of Zambia. On 12th February, 2018, I organized a health talk on Epilepsy and two classes were combined to listen to this talk. The pupils

February 27th, 2018|

Epilepsy Association of Zambia 2018 International Epilepsy Day Activities

Given the wet weather conditions during the month of February in Zambia, it has been difficult to have outdoor activities to commemorate the International Epilepsy Day. However, this year the Association participated in sensitizing the Community on Epilepsy through interviews and health talks. INTERVIEWS: The highlighted interview was held was on Saturday, 10th February, 2018,

February 27th, 2018|

Celebration of the first International Epilepsy Day in Bhutan

This year Bhutan celebrated its first International Epilepsy Day, coinciding with the birth anniversary of His Majesty the King on the 21st of February 2018. The event focused on "Creating Awareness for All" and was held at Paro town plaza. The actual International Epilepsy day is on the second Monday of February but due to

February 27th, 2018|

Hong Kong – International Epilepsy Day Celebrations

The Hong Kong Epilepsy Association, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, The Hong Kong Epilepsy Society, The Hong Kong Brain Foundation and The Hong Kong Neurological Society collaborated to launch the 1st International Epilepsy Day – Hong Kong Event at 1 – 5 pm on 11 February 2018 in I-bakery Café, Tamar Park, Admiralty, Hong

February 16th, 2018|

Chile – new social media campaign launched called “Overcome your limits”

In commemoration of the International Epilepsy Day, the Chilean League Against Epilepsy has created a social media campaign called "Overcome your limits".   We can all overcome our limits! We invite you to be part of this campaign for the international day of epilepsy (12 February) in order to highlight epilepsy and end discrimination.  

February 16th, 2018|

Events taking place across Ireland to mark International Epilepsy Day

If you are based in Ireland you can help Epilepsy Ireland this February by donating a few hours of your time to support their annual Rose Weeks appeal from 12th -23rd February. Epilepsy Ireland needs volunteers to sell roses throughout the country at shopping centres, schools, colleges and workplaces. Can you spare a few hours?

February 9th, 2018|