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World Health Organization (WHO) Feb 11
Replying to @WHO
When 16-year-old Ma Shwe Zin Moe visited the rural health centre near her village in πŸ‡²πŸ‡², she was having several unprovoked seizures per month, her attention often wandered and she was unable to walk without support
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AXA UK Careers Feb 11
Would you know what to do to help a colleague when they are having a seizure? For International we spoke to Development & Engagement Consultant, Peter Delves, to find out more about the condition.
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World Health Organization (WHO) Feb 11
Replying to @WHO
Ministry of Health in collaboration with WHO, launched the fight against initiative in 2012. The project increased treatment coverage from 15% to 38% and more than 2700 people received treatment for the first time
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Aparna Nair Mar 4
Bad . My students emailed me, offering to: Swipe me into the dining hall to eat. To just talk, Or to just be of 'use'. Even if it is 'unorthodox'. Moments like this make it worthwhile being 'out of the closet' in academia. & even compensate for the
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World Health Organization (WHO) Feb 11
Replying to @WHO
After 3 months of treatment, Ma Shwe Zin Moe had half the number of seizures and her general condition improved. She received treatment through the πŸ‡²πŸ‡² Epilepsy Initiative, launched in 2013 by WHO and Ministry of Health and Sports
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European Commission πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί Feb 11
Today on , meet 4-year old Onni who was suffering from a rare form of epilepsy. Our EU-wide network of epilepsy specialists got together to ensure the little boy gets the best treatment. This is how πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ίcollaborates:
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World Health Organization (WHO) Feb 11
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"I was walking with a group of people, and then without realizing it, I just fell down off the path. Some neighbours suggested that I might be possessed by ghosts." - Pham Thi Thanh Hao, person living with in πŸ‡»πŸ‡³
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World Health Organization (WHO) Feb 11
Replying to @WHO
In 2012, WHO programme was introduced in πŸ‡»πŸ‡³, starting with two provinces. The programme now offer services to over 600,000 people
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Alex Marconi Feb 11
So proud of Xavier and his courage through VNS surgery, Corpus Callosotomy Surgery and the countless seizures he endures. Special thanks to ⁦⁩ for their help!
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RCPCH_and_Us Feb 11
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2. Have consistent services in children's & adult care. Young patients told us about their transition worries to adults services as they can move to a different hospital, with different clincal teams when there is lots of other change in their lives
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VMCommunications Mar 19
Getting ready for March 26th by studying and then shopping for Purple Day next week! Spread the Epilepsy awarness!!!!
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@i_epilepsy β€’ Rafaela Estrougo Mar 14
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World Health Organization (WHO) Feb 11
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In πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­, many people, like Francesca, live in communities where there is stigma about and a lack of accessible, affordable and quality treatment
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Rick O'Shea Feb 11
Replying to @rickoshea
Part of that job is talking out loud like this. Saying that I'm that guy you know from the radio and the internet and that I've had epilepsy all my life. Share your selfie with the hashtag and tell us your story too ;-) X
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Autistica Feb 11
Today is International . Did you know that up to 3 in 10 autistic people also have ? Joseph is one of them. We're delighted that he's taking on a career in research after attending our epilepsy workshop last year. Read his story:
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Christin Godale Feb 11
Today is International ! Did you know that more than 50 million people have epilepsy worldwide? This makes epilepsy one of the most commonly diagnosed neurological diseases.
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Edinburgh Napier University Feb 11
🌎 One of our graduates, Fraser Morton, has launched an experimental multimedia project to tell the stories of those living with and overcoming epilepsy. His documentary project, 'A Life Electric', launches today:
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Cora Sherlock Feb 11
Today is . My experience of the condition has left me with a fear of spoons (nil by mouth please) but also the fact that it's no obstacle to taking over a continent, writing a bestseller, painting a masterpiece or just becoming Alexander the Great
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Sophie Pierce Feb 11
Remembering my beautiful son Felix on . In March 2017 he died from , a horrendous and little-understood part of the story. It was, and is, a senseless death.
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AngelWingsFoundation Feb 11
International is a special event which promotes awareness of in more than 120 countries each year. Today people join together to celebrate and highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and caregivers.
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