NATIONAL EPILEPSY DAY CELEBRATION - Belgaum Chapter

National Epilepsy Day was celebrated on 17th November 2007 in the KLE Society's Prabhakar Kore Hospital and MRC in collaboration with the department of Neurology.

a. One hundred patients with epilepsy were seen and advised in the Free Epilepsy Camp that preceded the interactive session with the patients and their caregivers.

b. Two painting competitions were conducted for children with epilepsy on that day.

i. One painting competition was conducted in association with Mssrs. Abbot India Ltd. The painting were judged locally and the cash prize was given in the two categories (upto 10 years, and 10-15 years).

ii. The second painting competition was conducted in association with Mssrs. Novartis Ltd who have sent the painting for central evaluation. The painting by a child who participated in the similar competition in 2006 has been adjudged among the few selected by Mssrs Novartis at the national level.

Shri S.B. Nesargi
Secretary -IEA Belgaum Chapter