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After a break of some years, IBE has recently renewed its membership of the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA). EFNA is a federation of European umbrella organisations of neurological lay advocacy groups that facilitates collaboration with other associations in the field of neurology, including the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS). It’s vision is […]
In addition, we have the final instalment of Harry Meinardi’s history of IBE as seen through IBE’s newsletter – which has been a very interesting account of IBE’s development. We also bring you a report from the Management Committee’s visit to China when we had the opportunity to attend the 5th China International Epilepsy Forum. […]
13th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society, Ljubljana : Speaker Presentations and Video Highlights
Speaker Presentations The 13th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 28th – 30th August 2013. The theme for the Conference was “Breakdown the barriers and stand up for Epilepsy“. The programme for the 13th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society covered a diverse range of topics that encompass recent social advancements […]
The 10th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress will take place in Singapore from the 7th – 10th August 2014. This congress has been organised by the regional organisations of the International Bureau for Epilepsy and the International League Against Epilepsy. The website is available at www.epilepsysingapore2014.org
IBE recently published a new edition of The Traveller’s Handbook for People with Epilepsy on CD. The handbook is a useful tool for anyone undertaking a trip, as it contains helpful advice on topics such as First Aid Instructions, advice on booking accommodation, links to National Driving Authorities in other countries regarding driving regulations, medication advice and a very […]
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The 2nd African Epilepsy Congress (AEC) will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 22nd – 24th May 2014. This congress is built on the scientific foundations established through the 1st African Epilepsy Congress, held in Nairobi, June 21st-23rd, 2012. The 2nd AEC is a significant scientific event for the epilepsy community in Africa and farther […]
The 11th European Congress on Epileptology of the International League Against Epilepsy will take place in Stockholm, on 29th June-3rd July, 2014. The European Congress on Epileptology (ECE) is now a landmark in the epilepsy community agenda and the Stockholm 2014 congress will build on the success of the 10th ECE in London. The programme will cover […]
In addition, PAHO’s staff members will attend, chaired by Dr. Jorge Rodríguez. The conclusions of the workshop will be send at appropriate time. We enclose you the program for your information. Kind regards, Dr. Tomás Mesa, Dr. Carlos Acevedo, Dr. Alejandro de Marinis Organizing Committee Please note, attendance is limited and by invitation only WORKSHOP Epilepsy in Latin […]
Además, habrán funcionarios de la OPS, dirigidas por el Dr. Jorge Rodríguez. Las conclusiones de dicho taller serán enviadas en forma oportuna. Adjuntamos el programa para su conocimiento. Dr. Tomás Mesa, Dr. Carlos Acevedo, Dr. Alejandro de Marinis Organizing Committee Por favor tome en cuenta que la asistencia es limitada y sólo con invitación. TALLER Epilepsia en […]
CommitteesIBE is governed by its International Executive Committee and its General Assembly. The committee is elected by IBE Full Members every four years. Recognising regional diversity, Regional Executive Committees serve to address issues of relevance to their region.
ActivitiesThrough its Task Forces and Working Groups, in the creation of a wide range of campaigns and initiatives, and by organising regional and international congresses, IBE works to increase awareness and knowledge about epilepsy.
PublicationsFirst produced in 1962, IBE’s quarterly magazine continues to inform readers on IBE news and events, as well as reporting on news from its members. An annual report is also available and other publications are produced regularly.