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Epilepsy Advocacy and Human Rights

Epilepsy Ontario donations are gifts that keep on giving

December 13, 2012

Are you struggling for gift ideas this holiday season? Don’t know what to get for those hard-to-buy-for family members and friends? If so, consider making a donation in a loved one’s name to help provide supports for people living with epilepsy, a neurological disorder affecting one in 100 Canadians. Why is donating to Epilepsy Ontario…

Community support Epilepsy Durham Region’s greatest success: executive director

November 1, 2012

  When you’re a small epilepsy support agency of two people, you need to know how to make the most of your available resources — and that’s exactly what Epilepsy Durham Region has done for 25 years. The agency receives no government or United Way funding. Instead, Epilepsy Durham Region has built community relationships to…

Pfizer to pay $142M in court decision on Neurotin

August 18, 2011

March 25, 2010, Pfizer to pay $142M for drug fraud. Pfizer provided this media release in response to the United States court ruling: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2010 CONTACT: Chris Loder (212) 733-7897 STATEMENT REGARDING VERDICT IN KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITALS V. PFIZER INC. NEW YORK – A jury in the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals v.…

Special Diet Cancellation, Ontario

August 18, 2011

Information Picket at Human Rights Tribunal: Friday, May 28, 2010 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Outside Human Rights Tribunal offices 655 Bay St., Toronto The Ontario government announced in March 2010, that it will cancel the Special Diet Allowance program, a welfare-based allowance provided to individuals on welfare with special dietary concerns. The program provided…