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International Epilepsy Day 2023

International Epilepsy Day 2023:

To increase awareness of the disease and to identify the symptoms at early stages, International Epilepsy Day is celebrated.

  • It is celebrated on the second Monday of February every year.
  • Theme of International Epilepsy Day 2023 : The celebrations are to focus on “STIGMA”. Stigma means fear or feeling negative reaction.
  • The day is celebrated by the WHO of the UN and several other countries.
  • The members of UN spread the awareness of the disease on this day.
  • Epilepsy is a nervous disorder.
  • It affects brain activity.
  • The disease is identified late among children.
  • Early symptoms of the disease are left unnoticed.
  • If identified at early stages, it can be cured easily.