Epilepsy Training for Clinicians

by Epilepsy Warriors Foundation
Epilepsy Training for Clinicians
Epilepsy Training for Clinicians
Epilepsy Training for Clinicians
Epilepsy Training for Clinicians

Summary

Epilepsy Assessment and Management Course (EAMC) is an international virtual course offered by Pretola Global Health and Consulting Limited. All along the course was being done virtually with technical support and airtime support through Epilepsy Warriors Foundation. In 2024 an EAMC Centre will also be setup in Malawi, coordinated by Epilepsy Warriors Foundation in Collaboration with the Ministry of Health.

$3,140
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$3,115
remaining
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Challenge

Although effective anti-epileptic drugs are available to treat epilepsy, as many as 90% of those living in Low- and Middle-Income countries (LMIC's) do not receive the current standard of care. Thus, studies in LMIC's report a large treatment gap defined as those not receiving treatment or those receiving inadequate treatment for epilepsy. There is scarcity of specialty services for neurology in Africa, with Sub Saharan Africa having the lowest density of neurologists worldwide. As a result, man

Solution

By providing clinicians with up to date training on epilepsy assessment and management they will in turn we able to provide adequate standard of treatment for epilepsy. In the absence of a neurologist clinicians will be able to assist people with epilepsy with the highest standards

Long-Term Impact

1. Improved epilepsy treatment, care, and service delivery for persons with epilepsy in target impact districts. 2. Lead to effective seizure control for people with epilepsy 3. Improved treatment seeking behaviour among people with epilepsy 4. Improved anti-seizure medication adherence due to high numbers of patient seizures controlled

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Organization Information

Epilepsy Warriors Foundation

Location: Blantyre, Africa/Southern Region - Malawi
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Epilepsy Warriors Foundation
Project Leader:
Samuel Chigamba
Blantyre , Africa/Southern Region Malawi
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