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Epilepsy in Guatemala

During their recent visit to Guatemala, Samuel Wiebe, president of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), Mario Alonso-Vanegas, member of the commission for surgical therapies, and Lilia Nuñez, vice-president for Latin America of the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) participated in several events aimed at increasing the visibility of epilepsy as a global health issue. Especially noteworthy among these events was a meeting at the Republic of Guatemala Congress with the Health and Social Assistance Commission presided by Congresswoman Karla Martínez and the second legislative vice-president, representative Eduardo Ramiro de Matta. More about Epilepsy in Guatemala