Representatives from IBE and Epilepsy Association of Malawi Pose for a Picture IBE Vice President Action Amos tell his story and Welcomes the Minister of Health Hon. Khumbize Chipondaon the IBE Africa Pavilion IBE Africa Communications Officer Moses Nderemani takes the minister through some of the activities IBE Africa has [...]
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Domesticating The Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders in Eswatini Featured in WHO Technical BriefEpilepsy Africa2022-12-14T19:30:03+00:00
Our Model Case from Eswatini is featured in World Health Organization (WHO) Technical Brief from WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Use. The brief is titled "Improving the lives of the people with epilepsy". Congrats Abraham and Team Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders globally. The [...]
Today, October 5th, on World Teacher’s Day, we hear from our Kenyan Chapter on their efforts to work with educators to reduce epilepsy in schools. Report by Keziah Njoroge, KAWE, The Kenya Association for the Welfare of People with Epilepsy. Stigmatization is a social phenomenon leading to the side-lining of [...]
Advocate’s Toolkit for Reducing Epilepsy Stigma in Africa "Dear Friends, This toolkit is a milestone in IBE’s commitment to empower people with epilepsy. It recognizes that stigma is a major barrier preventing social inclusion and access to health care and treatment for people with epilepsy. The stigma surrounding epilepsy takes [...]
REGIONAL LAUNCH OF THE ADVOCATE'S TOOLKIT FOR REDUCING EPILEPSY STIGMA IN AFRICA In Africa and all over the world, persons with epilepsy are targets of discrimination and human rights violations. In many communities, misconceptions about epilepsy have existed for centuries, and epilepsy is not considered a medical condition that can [...]
Three Things That'll advise Her from the Man you truly AreWe've all been there. In the long run of being with each other, the spark actually starts to fade. It occurs in every relationship â practical question is, how can we have that flame roaring again? Truth is, we're creatures [...]
PROJECT UPDATE: SMALL GRANTS - MEHPA 2022 The International Bureau for Epilepsy – Africa Region [IBE-AR], with financial support from Band Foundation has funded five epilepsy associations/organization in Africa to work on epilepsy projects which will continue to push the 'Make Epilepsy a Health Priority in Africa' program in 2022. [...]
CALL FOR IBE COUNTRY CHAMPIONS IBE - Africa believes in involving future leaders, including young people in particularly women, in issues that will affect them or their communities for the rest of their lives. Small bursaries are available from AREC to women and/or young people who can show they can [...]
MODEL ADOPTION ON THE IGAP IN AFRICA: THE CASE OF ESWATINI The Kingdom of Eswatini, through the Eswatini Epilepsy Organization was chosen together with 3 other countries [South Africa, Mauritius and Kenya] to be Trendsetter on the Adoption and Domestication of the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other [...]
As part of celebrating the Youth Day in South Africa, Epilepsy South Africa hosted a webinar on 'Epilepsy in the Youth' tackling challenges young people face as they navigate their lives with the condition. Listen to Prof Jo Wilmshurst; Head of Pediatric Neurology at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s [...]