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Voices of Epilepsy

Epilepsy Ontario statement on systemic racism in Ontario”

June 24, 2020

Epilepsy Ontario recognizes systemic racism exists in Ontario and that it is our responsibility to help identify and address how racism and other systemic barriers impact people living with epilepsy, and their families, from Black, Indigenous and People of Colour communities.   We believe that the best way for Epilepsy Ontario to stand in solidarity…

Epilepsy Agency Webinar Schedule

May 4, 2020

Please check back regularly as this page is updated often.   June 17th  4:00 pm – Cassidy Megan – Purple Day Founder Epilepsy South Central Ontario www.facebook.com/epilepsysco/live June 26th 3:30 pm – EpLink Research Update on Improving Epilepsy Surgery Outcomes Epilepsy Ottawa www.facebook.com/epilepsyottawa/live July 14th  3:00 pm – Women and Epilepsy Epilepsy South Central Ontario www.facebook.com/epilepsysco/live  

COVID-19 – Potential Drug Shortage Information

April 17, 2020

Many people are concerned about the possibility of drug shortages in the future and the drug shortages database (drugshortagescanada.ca) is being closely monitored. Epilepsy Ontario and other community epilepsy agencies are working with the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance and other partners to help put a response plan in place in case a shortage occurs in the…

I AM 1 in 100 campaign takes off across Canada

March 26, 2020

By Deron Hamel The seed of the I AM 1 in 100 social media campaign was planted at a brainstorming session at Epilepsy Ottawa in 2019 to raise epilepsy awareness. The idea was put into action, then spread throughout the Ottawa area, was adopted by the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance (CEA) and has now grown across…