EPILEPSY IN AFRICA WILL NEVER BE THE SAME!!!! Getting Our Advocacy Right! – Launch of the IBE African Epilepsy Advocacy Toolkit Join us as we launch the Africa Epilepsy Advocacy Toolkit! Date: 4th March, 2021 Time: 2:00pm Pretoria time(-2hrs GMT, -1hr WAT and CET, +1hr EAT, +2hrs Mauritius/Seychelles) Moderator: Comfort Mussa (Cameroon), IBE [...]
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Vaccines against COVID19 are currently being approved and becoming available. There is currently no evidence to suggest that having epilepsy is specifically associated with a higher risk of side effects from a COVID-19 vaccine. For people with epilepsy, the risk of COVID-19 infection and potential complications far outweighs the risk [...]
EPILEPSY IN AFRICA WILL NEVER BE THE SAME Launch of an Epilepsy Advocacy Toolkit The epilepsy advocacy toolkit was created in response to increasing interest and requests from persons with epilepsy and their representative organizations from across Africa. The aim of this toolkit is to contribute to the [...]
Advocacy Trainer Vacancy The International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), with support from Band Foundation, is looking for an 'ADVOCACY TRAINER' to conduct capacity building in the form of training for CSOs working on lobbying and advocating for epilepsy inclusion. Specific tasks Develop a training programme and schedule and the necessary [...]
The Epilepsy Association of Zambia's Betty Naschilwa share their Best Practice in Zambia, during our most recent webinar on 'Making Epilepsy a Health Priority'. Email: email@example.com
Dan Chenga from EDYCS Epilepsy Group in Mauritius, presenting their Best Practices during our most recent webinar on 'Making Epilepsy a Health Priority in Africa'. Website: http://edycsepilepsy.intnet.mu Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gresham Africa from Epilepsy South Africa, shares their Best Practices from their country during one of our most recent webinars on ' Making Epilepsy a Health Priority'. #Africa #WHO #Epilepsy Website: www.epilepsy.org.za Email: email@example.com Facebook: Epilepsy South Africa
Mr Abraham Ntshalintshali form Eswatini Epilepsy Organization shares their Best Practices from the Utetezi Project in Eswatini. Website:www.epilepsy.org.sz Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: Eswatini Epilepsy Orgnization
The World Health Organization's (WHO) Dr Tarun Dua - Head of Brain Health Unit: Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, speaking on 'Making Epilepsy a Health Priority in Africa'. Facebook: Epilepsy Africa IBE Twitter: @AfricaEpilepsy #WHO #Epilepsy
Chairperson/Editor’s Message Dear Friends, Welcome to the September/October issue of our Newsletter. It has been an exciting few weeks for us with the campaign towards the World Health Organization 73rd Assembly to towards endorsement of the Global Plan on Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders resolution. The Advocacy team continued with [...]