- Promote epilepsy education by organizing epilepsy courses
- Epilepsy care and patient education
- Translational research
- Increase the number of chapters in the region
Eastern Mediterranean Epilepsy Course
26 - 27 November 2023 | Baghdad, Iraq
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Funding Opportunities for 2023
ILAE-EMR continues to invite applications to fund 'courses'.
Application guidelines | Application form
The application deadline is extended to 4 April 2023.
Cours d'épileptologie (en français)
Since the acceptance of its candidacy as a voting member of ILAE at the 34th International Congress of Epilepsy, the Chadian League Against Epilepsy organized for the first time the epilepsy teaching course in French sponsored by ILAE-EMR. The successful course took place in N'Djamena, Chad, from 11 - 12 October 2022.
Course program | Sponsored activity report
Un cours d’épilepsie en français
Les conférences sur l’épilepsie lors du cours régional d’épilepsie avec ILAE-Région de la méditerranée orientale et La Ligue Mauritanienne de Lutte Contre l’Epilepsie, les 10 et 11 décembre 2021
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New EEG Tool to improve EEG reading
The ILAE-EMR region has introduced a new EEG tool for young EMR neurologists and physicians that enlists the help of international EEG experts within the EMR and elsewhere to help improve the interpretation of EEG recordings, and thus, the management of epilepsy and other neurological disorders in the region. ILAE-EMR-EEG Tool announcement
EMR educational webinars
See ILAE-EMR Events for a complete list of events in our region. Select "Show past events" to view recordings of past webinars.
Epilepsia Open® Call for Applications 2023
Epilepsia Open® will provide one-year internships to the editorial board, as well as a one-year position to the editorial board for a member of the epilepsy community to serve as a Living Experience Editor, starting August 2023.
30 May, 2023
ILAE survey on genetic testing in the epilepsies
Genetic testing in the epilepsies continues to gain importance, however access differs significantly across healthcare settings. This ILAE survey seeks to establish the state of genetic testing worldwide.
11 May, 2023
Climate Change – Attitudes and Actions Survey for epilepsy professionals and researchers
The objective of this survey from the ILAE Climate Change Commission is to collect baseline data on knowledge, perception and awareness of epilepsy professionals and researchers about climate change and its impact on daily life, as well as on their professional activities and people with epilepsy.
19 April, 2023
Rates of Status Epilepticus and Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy in People With Genetic Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies
Abstract Background and Objectives The genetic developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEEs) comprise a large group of severe epilepsy syndromes, with a wide phenotypic spectrum. Currently, the rates of convulsive status epilepticus (CSE), nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE), and…
18 April, 2023
Survey on epilepsy stereo-electroencephalography (SEEG) surgery terminology
The purpose of this survey is to assess the various opinions regarding the SEEG terminology and surgery outcome scores from the clinical community across the globe, and establish a reasonable consensus.
7 March, 2023
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