The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is the world's preeminent association of physicians and other health professionals working towards a world where no persons' life is limited by Epilepsy.
Brazilian Ministry of Health to intensify assistance to Epilepsy in 2013
The national government will start to put into practice instructions of the Pan-American Plan of Action on
The care of patients with epilepsy in Brazil is bound to have progress in the year of 2013. The discussion
on how to improve attention of people with this disease in primary, secondary and tertiary care started in a
meeting held in the Ministry of Health, in Brasilia, December 19, 2012.
Announcement - Washington, D.C., 29 September 2011
The countries of the Americas, with support from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), will work together to create national programs for the care and treatment of epilepsy, a neurological disorder that affects some 5 million people in the Americas.
European Declaration on Epilepsy PASSED in European Parliament (September 15, 2011)
A Written Declaration on Epilepsy was passed in the European Parliament on 15th September 2011. Submitted by the European Advocates for Epilepsy Working Group in collaboration with Epilepsy Advocacy Europe – a joint task force of the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy, approval of the declaration marks a significant step in the efforts of both groups to increase the quality of life of people with epilepsy. Read complete news release