The ILAE - Latin America region comprises South and Middle America and Mexico where Spanish and Portuguese are the main languages spoken. Within the framework and according to the strategic plan of the central ILAE, the goal of the ILAE-Latin America is to serve as a regional resource for current and emerging knowledge on epilepsy prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and research.
Current efforts of the ILAE-Latin America are focused on the development of national epilepsy programs and laws and telemedicine projects in the region. In the field of education, courses are being organized for the primary health level as well as specialized epilepsy care.
As the region is extremely heterogeneous, an effort is being made to provide equal learning opportunities for health professionals in rich and poor countries and areas. Guidelines and seminal scientific articles that are available only in English are being translated into Spanish and Portuguese to increase access to knowledge.
Latinoamerica presente en las premiaciones del 33avo Congreso International de Epilepsia
Latin American Awards at the 33rd International Epilepsy Congress
Elections for ALADE
ILAE-Latin America announces the new members of the ALADE Task Force, effective April 2019. See Commission and Task Force Members.
It is with great pleasure that National Epilepsy Centre, Karachi announces a major publication based on ~30 years of sustained effort by a group of volunteers in reducing Treatment Gap and Stigma in Pakistan. The design and approach of this achievement is unique; has never been used by any other…
9 December, 2019
The latest article completed by the ILAE Wikipedia Project is Seizure and epilepsy classification. We are pleased to feature its primary author, Dr Fedele Dono.
4 December, 2019
In 2020, the ILAE Academy will launch a series of case-based e-Learning modules for epileptology for Level 1 (Entry) addressing all learning objectives specified in the recently published curriculum. To prepare the launch, the ILAE Academy announced an exclusive Pilot Phase. Within 18 hours of the announcement, all pilot openings had been filled, and others had been put on a waiting list.
18 November, 2019
You are invited to join other colleagues, friends, and former trainees to pay homage to Fred Andermann (1930-2019), one of the world’s most distinguished epileptologists. The tribute event will be held at the Montreal Neurological Institute on December 4 - 5, 2019. Talks will highlight Dr. Andermann’s immense legacy and discuss the latest advances in Epilepsy Syndromes and Genetics, Investigative Procedures, and Epilepsy Surgery.
24 October, 2019
El 6 de septiembre tuvo lugar la jornada de telemedicina para la epilepsia en Salta, Argentina. El encuentro fue un éxito con la participación de alrededor de 300 médicos. Durante la jornada, a través de la red de telemedicina del hospital Garrahan centros en todo el país estaban conectados.…
16 October, 2019
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