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IEC Registration Deadline 7 June

International Epilepsy Congress

The Last Minute Registration Deadline for the 33rd International Epilepsy Congress, 22-26 June 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand is 7 June.

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Image of invitation to the WHA side event "Epilepsy: A public health priority"
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Epilepsy: A Public Health Priority

This WHA Side event will bring together policy makers, NGOs, patients, health care leaders and Member States to develop next steps for implementing Resolution WHA68.20. Ministries of Health from different WHO regions will identify the underlying systemic issues that affect access to universal health care (UHC) and essential medicines for persons with epilepsy in their regions. The newly crafted Global Epilepsy report will be presented, and key directions for an Epilepsy Action Plan will be identified. The speakers will address the barriers to epilepsy care, make recommendations to strengthen systems and practices, and issue a call for urgent action by all key stakeholders nationally and internationally.

14 May, 2019
Franz Chaves Sell
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Franz Chavez Sell elected Chair of ALADE

ILAE-Latin America is pleased to announce that the recent election for Chair of ALADE has resulted in Franz Chaves Sell being the successful candidate. He has accepted his election and will act as Chair in the next ALADE term 2020-2023. We are sure you will join ILAE-Latin America in…

14 May, 2019
Universitat de Barcelona
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Master in Adult and Childhood Epileptology - IN SPANISH

The registrations at the Master in Epileptology organised by the ERN EpiCARE centre Hospital San Juan de Dios - Hospital Clinic, in collaboration with the Universitat de Barcelona, are now open. This is a full time training one year course. Clinical and EEG training as well as classes are delivered in Spanish.Limited to 4 students per year (Deadline for registration: June 30th, 2019).

13 May, 2019
Fernando Lopes da Silva
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In memoriam: Fernando Lopes da Silva

We have just learned that professor Fernando Lopes da Silva died on May 7 at the age of 84. Prof Lopes da Silva was a neuroscientist and teacher of unique caliber, loved by his students and collaborators, who contributed enormously to our understanding of epilepsy. Most of his scientific career took place in the Netherlands, in Utrecht and Amsterdam.

6 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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