Croatian Association For Epilepsy
European Epilepsy Day 2014 in Croatia was organized by the Croatian Association for Epilepsy. A highly promoted open conference in Zagreb was held on 10th February 2014. This was an extremely popular event, attended by professional and the public, resulting in the venue being full to capacity.
The conference was opened by the representative of the City Department for Health, Dr. Slavko Antolić who expressed his appreciation of the work of the Association and pronounced future cooperation and support to the Association from the Department of Health.
Three presentations followed, by medical professionals dealing with epilepsy:
- INTRODUCTION AND MEANING OF EED
Prof. Ivan Bielen, PhD, MD, President of the Croatian Association for Epilepsy
- NEW POSSIBILITIES FOR EPILEPSY TREATMENT
Prof Hrvoje Hećimović, PhD, MD
- LIFE OF A FAMILY WITH A CHILD WITH EPILEPSY
Marina Grubić, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
The presentations were followed by an open discussion and a small banquet which provided an opportunity for the participants to share their experiences in an enjoyable atmosphere.
Attendees expressed their appreciation of the conference and further activities are now in planning.