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International Epilepsy Day

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). Epilepsy New Zealand is a member of IBE.

Canterbury / West Coast

Contact Details

Phone: 0800 EPILEPSY (0800 37 45 37)

Mobile: 027 270 6689


Earlier Event: 8 February
Greymouth DHB B4 school checks
Later Event: 14 February
Heart Day