ILAE-Asia and Oceania

Epilepsy in Asia: Disease burden, management barriers, and challenges
Eugen Trinka, Patrick Kwan, ByungIn Lee and Amitabh Dash
Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/epi.14458

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International Epilepsy Day is February 10

Mark your calendar! International Epilepsy Day is a global event celebrated annually on the 2nd Monday of February, to promote awareness of epilepsy. With IBE and ILAE representation in more than 120 countries, this is a powerful opportunity to highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and carers, in every region of the world.

15 January, 2020
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Long-term employment outcomes after epilepsy surgery in childhood

Long-term overall employment rates were higher compared to most previous studies on surgery in adults. Seizure-free patients with a preoperative IQ ≥70 showed rates of full-time employment similar to the general population. Further research is needed to determine whether this also applies for occupational complexity and wages. (Neurology December 2019)

14 January, 2020
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National Assembly of Korea approves special epilepsy budget

A special budget for epilepsy (3.7 million US$) in 2020 was finally approved by the National Assembly of Korea. This government budget for epilepsy is the first time in the history of the Korea government which was formed in 1948. It is great news and a Christmas present to people with epilepsy…

16 December, 2019

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