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The recent joint IBE/ILAE epilepsy congress in Dubai, the 2nd East Mediterranean Epilepsy Congress, was honoured to welcome His Royal Highness Prince Bandzile of the Kingdom of Swaziland, as a delegate to the congress. Accompanying the Prince and his entourage was Mr Mbusomuni Mahlalela from IBEs Full Member, the Swaziland Epilepsy Association. Prince Bandzile is […]textpattern tag import
IBE would like to welcome our new Associatel Member in the European region: National Society for Epilepsy (United Kingdom) This brings the number of members in European region to 35 Full Members and 18 Associate Members. IBE wishes this new member every success in the future.textpattern tag import
Report from the Philippines by Shunglon Lai, Vice President Western Pacific Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy Inc (EAAI) in the Philippines is currently funded under the IBE Promising Strategies Program in the production of a multimedia pack to educate people about epilepsy. With a DVD and accompanying materials in comic book style, the association will use […]textpattern tag import, Western Pacific
Submitted by Mary Secco, Vice President North America Anita Kaufmann Foundation of New Jersey continues to educate primary school aged children with their Thinking about Epilepsy classroom presentation. More than 25,000 American children have been educated by this program. The program uses role plays, props, videos and games to teach seizure recognition and seizure first […]North America, textpattern tag import
The first issue of EPIFocus for 2010 – the newsletter of the IBE European Regional Committee – is now available.
The IBE European Regional Executive Committee (EREC) met in Dublin on the 25th September 2009 with discussion focused in particular on the 12th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society, which will take place in Porto from 25th to 27th August 2010. Much of the conference programme is now ready but some details still need to […]Europe, textpattern tag import
Epilepsy is a physical condition characterised by unusual electricity in the brain. It is a symptom of a neurological disorder and shows itself in the form of seizures. Epilepsy is the tendency to have recurrent, unprovoked seizures and seizures are caused by a temporal change in the way the brain cells (neurons) work. Epilepsy is […]Africa, textpattern tag import
The Epilepsy and Stigma Conference, held in Lusaka in April, was an initiative of the Epilepsy Association of Zambia, University of Zambia School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, USA. Initial attendance was projected at 500 but the number was reduced to 200 due to lack of funds. The meeting welcomed […]Africa, textpattern tag import