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Epilepsy Link Project VIDEO

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in News | 0 comments

A health partnership between Basildon & Thurrock NHS Trust and Lumley Government Hospital in Sierra Leone have come together to improve epilepsy care in Sierra Leone. They are training health workers at all levels to be able to diagnose and manage epilepsy. And are setting up an epilepsy hub to reach isolated rural communities. This short film documents some of the project work of the partnership and interviews health workers and patients about their experience with epilepsy and how the project has changed their lives. Thank you to everyone who took part in the film....

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New sensitisation video launched

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in News | 0 comments

The Epilepsy team has recently launched a new sensitisation video to educate others about Epilepsy.          ...

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Collaborating Partners

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  Names of Partners: Medical Assistance Sierra Leone (MASL) Provide support to current activities on Awareness Raising by positioning epilepsy support workers in all the 13 project areas with honorarium to Seventeen Staffs involved in these activities and provide materials for Awareness raising campaigns. Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone (EFSL) Support the training Institute. Provide stipend for training instructors and the rental cost of EASL Office space. Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOH) Provide technical assistance and support to enhance outreach clinics in Government owned Health facilities in the entire country. St.  Joseph Catholic Sisters The epilepsy Association network with the staff of St. Joseph in Bombali and Moyamba District to collect data with regards epilepsy and treat patients in their...

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Areas of Operation

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

EASL has established 21 outreach treatment centers across the country positioning epilepsy support workers in all 13 district of Sierra Leone to advise and support those affected with epilepsy NORTHERN PROVINCE Makeni in Bombali District, Masiaka, Port Loko and Lunsar in Port Loko District, Kambia in Kambia District, Kabala in Koinadugu District, Mile 91, Magburaka, Matotoka and Yele in Tonkolili District   EASTERN PROVINCE Koidu in Kono District, Kenema in Kenema District Kailahun in Kailahun District   SOUTHERN PROVINCE Bo City in Bo District Mattru in Bonthe District Moyamba in Moyamba District.   WESTERN AREA Waterloo and Tombo in the western Rural, Rokupa, Connaught hospital and Lumley Hospital in the Western Urban   EASL also work in partnership with St. Joseph Catholic Sisters of Makeni and...

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Epilepsy in Sierra Leone Handbook

Posted by on May 11, 2013 in Banner, News | 0 comments

Epilepsy in Sierra Leone Handbook attempt to introduce the issues of epilepsy to health workers of all grades as well as members of the public and parents of persons with epilepsy who are interested in epilepsy.   The aim is to demystify this contentious condition and give readers the basic knowledge to understand people with epilepsy and to propagate this knowledge in the health community as well as the community at large in order to reduce the widespread misconception about epilepsy. Readers must get this handbook as a reference book and may contact us via email or helpline: – +23288555333 for more...

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