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805, 2023

Kawe Meets with County Assembly to Push for an Action Plan on IGAP

May 8th, 2023|

Kathwana, April 26, 2023. The County Assembly of Tharaka Nithi has adopted and the Report of the Commitee on Finance, Budget and Appropriations on the County Executive Supplementary Budget (ii) for the Financial Year 2022 - 2023 in its today's Sitting. The Motion tabled the respective Committee Chairperson Hon Godfrey Murithi Later, the Hon Members [...]

2202, 2023


February 22nd, 2023|

International Epilepsy Day is an annual event organized by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) to raise awareness about epilepsy and its impact on individuals, families and communities around the world. Epilepsy affects almost every aspect of the life of the person diagnosed with the condition. For many [...]

2002, 2023

Commemorating International Epilepsy Day 2023 in Malawi

February 20th, 2023|

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 been involved in National Epilepsy [...]

1412, 2022

Domesticating The Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders in Eswatini Featured in WHO Technical Brief

December 14th, 2022|

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 WHO epilepsy technical brief aims [...]

510, 2022

World Teacher’s Day: Fighting Epilepsy Stigma In Kenya

October 5th, 2022|

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 a specific member or a [...]

1509, 2022

Advocate’s Toolkit for Reducing Epilepsy Stigma in Africa

September 15th, 2022|

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 many forms and infects every [...]

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