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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 SierraLeone

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Epilepsy Association of Sierra Leone is a local Nongovernment Organization (NGO) that was established on the 3rd of December 1999 by persons with epilepsy, families and sierra Leonean with passion for people with epilepsy. EASL is registered with the Sierra Leone’s ministry of social welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs in the year 2000, with the Sierra Leone Union on Disabilities Issues (SLUDI) on the 27th of february2001 and with the international Bureau for epilepsy (IBE) on the 31st of August 2005. The overall goal of EASL is to: Ensure epilepsy is seen as a medical condition requiring treatment. To carry out awareness raising campaigns, workshops and seminars in order to provide accurate information about the disorder. To ensure the availability of antiepileptic medication and Coordinate outreach activities by providing social support and advocacy for those affected by epilepsy....

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