Lifetime Achievement Award 2021

Shichuo Li

Professor Li is founder of China Association Against Epilepsy (CAAE), establishing both the ILAE and IBE chapters in China. Internationally, Professor Li served as the Assistant Director-General of the World Health Orga-nization (WHO), and WHO Representative in South Pacific (1998-2003). He is currently a member of the ILAE Global Advocacy Council. In 1996, representing the WHO Executive Board, he worked with IBE and ILAE to initiate the ILAE/IBE/WHO “Global Campaign against Epilepsy” (GCAE). The Campaign was formally launched in Geneva on June 19th 1997. He introduced the very successful GCAE Demonstration Project in China. In recent years, his role was pivotal in the successful approval of the World Health Assembly Resolution 68:20 on epilepsy and the recent Resolution 73:10 on epilepsy and other neurological diseases.