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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...

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Adverse Effects

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in Banner, Portfolio | 0 comments

People suffering from epilepsy in Sierra Leone face many challenging problems. The most tragic are burns often seen in women who usually...

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Epilepsy Clinics

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in Banner | 0 comments

Even when people with epilepsy decide to seek medical treatment they face an uphill task.  Firstly there are insufficient clinics in the...

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Sensitization Activities

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013 in Banner, News | 0 comments

A lot of attention is placed on education in our quest to reduce the effects of epilepsy on the individual and community. Sensitization is...

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Causes of Epilepsy

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013 in Banner, Portfolio | 0 comments

In Sierra Leone, epilepsy starts at an early age with the mean age of onset being 12 years.  Many of the cases are due to birth injuries,...

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Traditional Beliefs

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Banner, Portfolio | 0 comments

In Sierra Leone, the causes of epilepsy are misunderstood to be demonic, witchcraft or atonement for sins committed by one’s forefathers;...

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