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National Epilepsy Day 2023 - November 17

November 20 , 2023 208 days 211 0
  • It aims to raise awareness around epilepsy and also its impact on people, families and the society.
  • The day was first observed by the Epilepsy Foundation of India and was established by Dr Nirmal Surya.
  • A persistent brain illness called epilepsy is marked by periodic "fits" or "seizures."
  • Around 50 million people worldwide are affected by epilepsy.
  • And India accounts for nearly 10-20 percent (5-10 million) of the global burden of epilepsy.

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