European Epilepsy Day
European Epilepsy Day is held on February 12. This event in the second decade of the month February is annual. Help us
The ILAE/IBE/WHO Global Campaign against Epilepsy is a joint initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO), the International League against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) to bring epilepsy "Out of the Shadows" by improving the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and social acceptability of the disorder world-wide.
European Epilepsy Day will take place annually on the 2nd Monday of February beginning in 2011. Together with the ILAE/IBE/WHO Global Campaign Against Epilepsy “Out of the Shadows”, European Epilepsy Day will strengthen the aims and objectives of IBE to improve the lives of those with epilepsy.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
European 112 Day on February 11 (emergency call services);
International Epilepsy Day on February 12 (every year on the second Monday of February people join together to celebrate IED);
Condom Week on February 12 (this week long event got it’s start at the University of California, Berkley in the 1970’s);
International Shawarma Day on February 13 (since 2011);
Epilepsy Day in Poland on February 14 (It was launched on 14th 2009 in the form of an event in Warsaw);