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Report cover: Epilepsy: A public health imperative, 2019
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Epilepsy: A public health imperative

This is the first global report on epilepsy produced by WHO and key partners. It highlights the available evidence on the burden of epilepsy and the public health response required at global, regional and national levels.

20 June, 2019
Frederick Andermann
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In memoriam Frederick Andermann

It is with great sadness that we announce that Frederick Andermann, Emeritus Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University, passed away on Sunday June 16 in Montreal, at the age of 88. Dr. Andermann was a giant of epilepsy with contributions in numerous areas of clinical…

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Spotlight on the Epilepsy Society Uganda

Epilepsy Society Uganda (EPISOU) has been very active under the leadership of Dr. Angelina Kakooza, President, and in 2018, they held a series of Pediatric Epilepsy Training (PET) courses as well as a Symposium on Epilepsy in Children.

18 June, 2019
American Epilepsy Society
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Spotlight on the American Epilepsy Society

AES is the largest chapter of ILAE with more than 4,000 members from across the care continuum. The AES Annual Meeting attracts nearly 6,000 attendees and has become one of the premier gatherings of epilepsy professionals worldwide. The meeting features interactive workshops, cutting-edge research presentations, and educational sessions highlighting the latest innovations, treatments, and technologies in epilepsy. Additionally, AES offers educational resources designed to provide easy access to the most current knowledge, cutting-edge research, and in-depth analysis that can be applied directly to work in the field of epilepsy, plus clinical and research support.

22 May, 2019

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The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official publications in original peer-reviewed articles that communicate the latest in epilepsy research.

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