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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Ii National Week Of Epilepsy [relatório Da Ii Semana Nacional De Epilepsia]
Author: Fernandes P.T.
De Souza R.J.
Li L.M.
Abstract: The National Demonstration Project on Epilepsy has sensitized epilepsy lay associations across the country in a joint effort to help bringing epilepsy out of the shadows in Brazil since 2003. The second edition of the National Week of Epilepsy took place in twenty-five cities covering all regions in the country. The main objective of this campaign was to bring awareness of this condition for the community and also for patients and their relatives. The strategy employed was an uniform message "Live with no seizure". There were distributions of folders, public manifestations, lectures, etc concentrated in a week of activities. In conclusion the II National Week of Epilepsy was a success and represented an important step towards promoting awareness of epilepsy, diminishing the associated stigma and improving the quality of life of people with epilepsy and their families.
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Date Issue: 2004
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