International Epilepsy Day

Category: Health
International Epilepsy Day around the world in 2023
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About International Epilepsy Day

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Dates of International Epilepsy Day
2024 InternationalFeb 12
International Mon, Feb 12Observances Holiday
2023 InternationalFeb 13
International Mon, Feb 13Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalFeb 14
International Mon, Feb 14Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalFeb 8
International Mon, Feb 8Observances Holiday
2020 InternationalFeb 10
International Mon, Feb 10Observances Holiday
Summary
Over 65 million people around the world live with epilepsy.

International Epilepsy Day is observed on the second Monday of February.

Started in 2015 and organized by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), the day provides a platform for people with epilepsy to share their experiences and stories with a global audience. The day also calls for all people to advocate for appropriate legislation that will guarantee human rights of people with epilepsy and encourages people with epilepsy to live to their fullest potential.

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