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Voices of Epilepsy

Two women launch epilepsy awareness campaign in Sudbury

March 19, 2018

With no epilepsy support centre in town, Leslie Moutsatsos and Jenny Lamothe want to build support for Epilepsy Awareness Month By Deron Hamel March is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and with no epilepsy support centre in Greater Sudbury, Leslie Moutsatsos and Jenny Lamothe have taken it upon themselves to create a campaign to raise awareness of…

Epilepsy Ontario and SUDEP Aware make recommendations to the OHIP + program

February 13, 2018

Hon. Eric Hoskins Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 10th Floor, Hepburn Block 80 Grosvenor Street Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C4 February 13th, 2018 Dear Minister Hoskins, We are writing regarding the implementation of OHIP+ and the impact of certain regulations on patients living with epilepsy. While Epilepsy Ontario and SUDEP Aware welcome the implementation of…

SECOND NOTIFICATION: Discontinuation of Frisium® (clobazam) Tablets in Canada

January 31, 2018

January 26, 2018 SECOND NOTIFICATION: Discontinuation of Frisium® (clobazam) Tablets in Canada Dear Healthcare Professional and Epilepsy Patient Advocacy Organization, As communicated first in July 2017, after careful consideration, Lundbeck has made the decision to discontinue the manufacturing of Frisium® (clobazam) Tablets in Canada. This decision was not triggered by a safety issue, but rather…