International Epilepsy Day 2016

International Epilepsy Day
February 13, 2017

Hi, I'm Campi, the official #EpilepsyDay mascot.
Learn more about my
epilepsy story here.

How to Get Involved

Artistic Waves #EpilepsyDay Art Competition

To celebrate International Epilepsy Day 2017, we are delighted to announce an international art competition for all ages with the theme ‘Putting Epilepsy in the Picture’.


Send Us Your #EpilepsyDay Selfies

Show the world how you celebrate #EpilepsyDay! Send us your selfies and pics and we’ll post them on the official website Selfie Wall and our social media pages.


Attend an #EpilepsyDay Event

Attend one of the many #EpilepsyDayEvents happening around the globe!

Epilepsy Events

Meet #EpilepsyDay mascot, Campi

International Epilepsy Day is a special event which promotes awareness of epilepsy in more than 120 countries each year. Every year on the second Monday of February people join together to celebrate and highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and carers.

This is a day for everyone, no matter where you are, no matter how small your group or large your area, no matter whether you focus on the medical or the social aspects of the disease. We want you to help us celebrate International Epilepsy Day! Let’s speak with one global voice.

The Day is a joint initiative by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

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Sasha Pina, USA

Sasha Pina lives in Las Vegas, Nevada USA and is 22 years old. Sasha was diagnosed with Epilepsy in 2011 a year after a traumatic brain injury. She was diagnosed with complex partial, simple partial,

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International Epilepsy Day 2017 Competition – Create Artistic Waves

CREATING ARTISTIC WAVES! Put yourself in the frame for International Epilepsy Day, Monday, February 13, 2017... enter our competition before December 31, 2016. You can find out all the details on our Competition Page

International Epilepsy Day Marked in Georgia through TV Show, Online & Clinic

The Epilepsy and Environment Association of Georgia celebrated International Epilepsy Day by emphasising the slogans "Epilepsy is More Than Seizure" and "Yes, I Can". A press release was distributed to all major information agencies in Georgia and also

Here’s Our #EpilepsyDay Photo Comp Commendation Picks

On International Epilepsy Day we were delighted to announce the two winners of US$ 1,000 each in our Photo Competition, but there were over 300 entries and we just have to show you some of

WATCH: Uplifting Video About Epilepsy & Swimming

Watch this person's uplifting video about having epilepsy and how swimming is a great source of enjoyment and a refuge.

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