Chapter Name: Latvian League against Epilepsy
Report By: Jurgis Strautmanis


1 peer reviewed article. Several local articles and presentations.

Summary of Activities:

2 half day conferences.
Translation of the new classifications on seizures and epilepsies into Latvian.
Translation of EEG terms into Latvian.
First VNS implantation patients.


Limited sponsorship possibilities.
Limited access to video EEG monitoring, epilepsy surgery for adults.
No reimbursement of VNS for adults and children.
No reimbursement of novel AEDs for adults and limited for children.

Future Plans:

1 or 2 half day meetings.
Negotiations with government on VNS reimbursement and access to epilepsy surgery for adults.

Officer Election Date: 2021