Understanding the Global Burden of Epilepsy Mortality and the Importance of Reducing Stigma in Low Income Countries


This webinar, recorded on February 22, 2023, called attention to International Epilepsy Awareness Day 2023 and the risks associated with epilepsy in lower and middle income countries. Dr. Arjune Sen from the University of Oxford provided an overview of epilepsy mortality globally. Action Amos, Vice President for Africa for the International Bureau for Epilepsy, spoke on how people with epilepsy in Africa face stigma and greater risk for mortality.