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Resolution on Global Actions on Epilepsy adopted by WHA

ILAE is pleased to announce that on 12th November 2020 during the 73rd World Health Assembly, Member States unanimously approved a Resolution to develop a 10-year Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders.

This historic accomplishment was the culmination of outstanding collaboration among leading organizations including the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), World Federation of Neurology (WFN), and European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) and technical support from the WHO Secretariat.

Samuel Wiebe, ILAE President
Alla Guekht, ILAE Vice-President
J. Helen Cross, ILAE President-elect

 

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