Making Epilepsy a Health Priority in Africa - Double Celebration with WHA Resolution 68:20, now WHA 73 + International Disability Day Date: 3rd December, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm Pretoria time (-2 hrs GMT, -1 hr WAT and CET, + 1 hr EAT, +2 hrs Mauritius/Seychelles) Moderator: Comfort Mussa (Cameroon) This [...]
Mr. Frederick Beuchi from Kenya, an Epilepsy Activist and National Secretary for the National Epilepsy Coordination Committe in Kenya. Mr. Beuchi spoke on "Putting WHA Resolution 68:20 on Mount Kilimanjaro", during one of our most recent webinar meeting on "Making Epilepsy a Health Priority in Africa- WHA Resolution 68:20, Youth [...]
Ms Nina Mago (IBE Golden Light Award Winner) from the Purple Bench Uganda, was one of the speakers during the webinar hosted by IBE-Africa on "Making Epilepsy a Health Priority in #Africa - WHA Resolution 68:20 (Youth with epilepsy across Africa).
Mr. Kudakwashe Dube on “The role of media in promoting Epilepsy in Africa – Learning from disability advocacy”Epilepsy Africa2020-10-31T10:43:29+00:00
Mr. Kudakwashe Dube, Director General of African Disability Alliance and the Chairperson for Action Disability and Development (ADD). Mr. Dube spoke on "The role of media in promoting Epilepsy in Africa - Learning from disability advocacy".
Dr. Florence Baingana – World Health Organization Afro Regional Mental Health Policy and Planning CoordinatorEpilepsy Africa2020-10-31T10:09:11+00:00
Dr Florence Baingana, World Health Organization Afro Regional Mental Health Policy and Planning Coordinator, spoke on "Epilepsy in Africa Today - WHO's Perspective".
PETITION FROM AFRICAN YOUTHS WITH EPILEPSY & THEIR FRIENDS TO: MINISTERS OF HEALTH & PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES OF HEALTH ACROSS AFRICA 20th October, 2020 Download the petition in English Download the petition in French Download the petition in Portuguese We the youths with epilepsy from Africa and our friends gathered here in a virtual meeting on the 20th of [...]
Former President of Malawi calls for support of WHA Resolution on Epilepsy and Other Neurological DisordersEpilepsy Africa2020-10-22T13:22:46+00:00
Former President of Malawi, Dr. Joyce Banda, encourages people to support the World Health Assembly Resolution 68.20 on Global Action on Epilepsy and Its Synergies with Other Neurological Disorders during the 73rd World Health Assembly. The WHA68.20 resolution urges Member States to address the global burden of epilepsy and the [...]
Making Epilepsy a Health Priority in Africa – WHA Resolutions 68:20 Youths with Epilepsy across Africa Speak Out! Date: 20th October, 2020 Time: 2:00pm Nairobi time - 1:00pm Pretoria time Moderator: Action Amos, Vice President Africa, International Bureau for Epilepsy To register and receive a webinar link please email email@example.com
Chairperson/Editor’s Message Dear Reader, Welcome to the 25th edition of Epilepsy Africa News. Epilepsy Africa News is a platform whereby persons with epilepsy, Epilepsy Organisations and Individuals are sharing their views on issues on epilepsy. This edition is covering news for the Month of August, 2020. In this article we [...]
Chairperson & Editor’s message Dear Reader, It is with excitement that we engage you in this trying time of COVID19 challenges where our work has been slowed down by the pandemic that has hit all African Countries. It is with sadness that we inform you that some of our chapters [...]