A Regional Workshop of Epilepsy, related to the Strategy and Plan of Action on Epilepsy was held in the city of Santiago, Chile, on August 9th and 10th, 2013, for which invitation was exclusively for professionals of the area. The workshop was organized by the Chilean League against Epilepsy in coordination with PAHO, the Latin American Regional Committee of ILAE and IBE and with the sponsorship of the Ministry of Health of Chile.
The workshop was attended by ILAE, IBE and Ministries of Health representatives of six countries: Uruguay, Argentina, Honduras, Mexico, Brazil and Colombia and as guests the Treasurer of ILAE International Committee, Dr. Samuel Wiebe and the President of ILAE North American Commission, Dr. Sherly Haut.
The workshop’s objective was to show innovative and successful experiences:
- Discuss successful experiences and learned lessons of selected Latin America countries, stressing primary care.
- Contribute to the Strategy and Plan of Action of Epilepsy in Latin America, establishing priorities for specific actions.
To view the presentations – please click on the links or images below.