Contents of this Newsletter Introducing the Alliance for Right – Africa Disability Inclusion (ARADI). Swaziland Epilepsy Organization hosts epilepsy run/walk. Minutes of a meeting of African delegates at the IEC in Barcelona. Photos; Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mauritius & OAE2017. Resources and weblinks. Poster-different names of epilepsy. IBE Photo competition   Read the Newsletter   [...]

2017-11-16T11:47:24+00:00 November 16th, 2017|

Annual Report 2016

  2016 was a busy and productive period for IBE as we consolidated ongoing activities and developed new initiatives in our efforts to improve the quality of life of all those affected by epilepsy. As an international organisation for national epilepsy associations, IBE exists to provide support for a strong global network of [...]

2017-11-10T13:03:30+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

IE News: Issue 2 – 2017

In late January, at a meeting of the Joint Executive Committees of IBE and ILAE, all the nominations received for the Ambassador for Epilepsy, Social Accomplishment and Lifetime Achievement were carefully considered and discussed. In this issue of IE News, you can find out the names of those chosen to be awarded at the opening [...]

2017-04-27T12:33:32+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

IBE Election Results – Regional Vice Presidents 2017 – 2019

Introducing the seven recently elected IBE Vice Presidents, who will represent their regions on the International Executive Committee for the term 2017-2019. Their terms of office will begin at the time of the IBE General Assembly, which takes place at the 32nd International Epilepsy Congress in Barcelona in September. VICE [...]

2017-04-12T15:13:21+00:00 April 12th, 2017|

IBE/ILAE Congress Award Winners Announced

The IBE/ILAE congress awards are presented biennially at the time of the International Epilepsy Congress, to honour individuals who have made significant contributions, over a long period of time and at international level, in the field of epilepsy. There are three categories: Ambassador for Epilepsy - presented to a maximum of 13 recipients; Social [...]

2017-06-08T15:31:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|

Updated Epilepsy Classification May Lead to Advances in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research

It has been nearly three decades since experts published a classification system related to epilepsy. Now, the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) provides an update to systems that includes many types of seizures not captured in the older version, allowing clinicians and patients to make more informed decisions concerning treatment. The three companion articles were [...]

2017-04-24T15:37:54+00:00 March 31st, 2017|

IBE Elections 2017-2021 – Balloting Underway for Regional Vice Presidents

Balloting is now underway to elect the 7 Regional Vice Presidents for the period 2017-2019. The IBE chapters are invited to ballot in the elections to fill the Vice President positions in Africa, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, Latin America, North America, South East Asia and Western Pacific regions. The close of the ballot period is 8th [...]

2017-02-24T14:54:03+00:00 February 24th, 2017|

IE News: Issue 1 – 2017

Our special issue of IE News to celebrate the 3rd International Epilepsy Day is full of news on IBE activities to mark the day. In 2016 more than 40 countries around the world celebrated the event and we hope that, this year, that number will increase. We have been using Campi, the mascot for International [...]

2017-02-13T14:33:30+00:00 February 13th, 2017|