Advocacy for children with epilepsy: Leveraging the WHA resolution. Advocacy Task Force, Commission of Pediatrics, International League Against Epilepsy

@inproceedings{Wilmshurst2018AdvocacyFC,
  title={Advocacy for children with epilepsy: Leveraging the WHA resolution. Advocacy Task Force, Commission of Pediatrics, International League Against Epilepsy},
  author={Jo M Wilmshurst and A. B. Guekht and Mary Secco and J. Helen Cross and Emilio Perucca},
  booktitle={Epilepsia open},
  year={2018}
}
In May 2015 the World Health Assembly (WHA) approved the Resolution on the Global Burden of Epilepsy. This report addresses how the Resolution can be leveraged to improve the care of children with epilepsy worldwide. Children with epilepsy have unique needs and face unique challenges from stigma at all levels of society. Children lack a voice to lobby for their own needs, including their right to have access to education. Effective leadership and governance should be enhanced through the… CONTINUE READING
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