712, 2020

Epilepsy Africa News – Issue 26

December 7th, 2020|

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 it work on developing a [...]

712, 2020

50 Million Steps for Epilepsy – Are you ready to walk with us?

December 7th, 2020|

New campaign launched by the IBE ahead of International Epilepsy Day 2021 50 million people worldwide are affected by epilepsy according to WHO/OMS official figures. There are many different causes for epilepsy including genetic disposition, head trauma or brain tumour. For some, the cause is unknown. Epilepsy affects almost every aspect in the life of [...]

212, 2020

Fred Beuchi’s Kilimanjaro Challenge

December 2nd, 2020|

Fredrick Beuchi is a young Epilepsy Activist and the National Secretary for the National Coordination Committee, from Mombasa, Kenya. Fred got involved with Epilepsy work when his sister was diagnose with epilepsy and he had to quit his job to take care of her. Ever since then he has been working hard to raise awareness [...]

212, 2020

Message of support towards the #beuchimtkilimanjarochallenge

December 2nd, 2020|

International Bureau for Epilepsy - Africa Region Vice President, Mr Action Amos's message of support to Frederick Beuchi who is to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Epilepsy Awareness. "On behalf of 10 million persons with epilepsy in Africa, and on behalf of 26 chapters in over 20 countries in Africa, all persons with epilepsy, we are [...]

2711, 2020

Webinar Invitation: “Making Epilepsy Health Priority in Africa”

November 27th, 2020|

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 time we will have two [...]

3110, 2020

Mr. Frederick Beuchi on “Putting WHA Resolution 68:20 on Mount Kilimanjaro”

October 31st, 2020|

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 with Epilepsy across Africa Speak [...]

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