International Epilepsy Policy

APPROVED: “WHO Global Actions on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders"

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 (IGAP) (La ruta hacia un plan de acción global de la Organización Mundial de la Salud para la epilepsia).

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. Read more

Announcement from the WHO

WHO and Epilepsy: WHO approval of ILAE as non state actor - 2020

Global Epilepsy Report 2019

WHA Side Event: Epilepsy: A public health priority

WHO Resolution on the Global Burden of Epilepsy

Global Campaign Against Epilepsy
A joint initiative between the ILAE/IBE and WHO with a primary aim of improving acceptability, treatment, services and prevention of epilepsy around the world, in particular of reducing the treatment gap.