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BAND Utetezi Project Phase 1 – Final report

This report presents findings of the evaluation of the Utetezi project (supported by Band Foundation) which was implemented in six countries' supporting programs aimed at improving access to health services by people living with epilepsy. The evaluation was carried out in Kenya, South Africa, Mauritius, Zambia, eSwatini and Zimbabwe under the African Regional Committee of [...]

2020-06-17T13:57:35+00:00June 17th, 2020|

Global Report – Epilepsy: a public health imperative

Epilepsy is a brain disease characterized by abnormal electrical activity causing seizures or unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness. It carries neurological, cognitive, psychological and social consequences and accounts for a significant proportion of the world’s burden of disease. Despite availability of effective and low-cost anti-seizure medicines, more than 75% of people with [...]

2019-09-26T15:35:32+00:00June 20th, 2019|

Approval of the Epilepsy Resolution by the World Health Assembly: A Historical Landmark

[Pictured from Left to Right] Athanasios Covanis - President IBE, Shekhar Saxena -WHO, Shichuo Li (China), Brooke Short - WHO, Ann Little, Executive Director IBE (Ireland),  Mary Secco, IBE (Canada), Tarun Dua - WHO,  Emilio Perucca - President ILAE,  Alla Guekht, ILAE (Russia) Tuesday 26, 2015, will be remembered as a historical date for all of [...]

2019-09-26T15:39:44+00:00May 30th, 2015|