The African Regional Committee is the fastest growing IBE region. In 2000 IBE had just seven members in Africa; now, there are 19 Full Members in the region. Its now the second largest Committees after Europe.
Mission of the IBE African Regional Committee is to work together with interested parties in order to improve the quality of life of people with epilepsy in Africa.
Regional Committee Goals:
To establish communication network between countries in order to exchange information related to epilepsy service provision.
To support existing initiatives in the epilepsy field which can be applied to other countries or regions through a process of skills transfer.
To promote the sustainability and accessibility of services for people with epilepsy.
To promote the human rights and dignity of people with epilepsy.
To support and encourage research into epilepsy in Africa.
To promote greater participation of Africans in global epilepsy affairs.
Please click here to download the latest report submitted by the African Regional Executive Committee