NATIONAL EPILEPSY DAY CELEBRATIONS -2007

INDIAN EPILEPSY ASSOCIATION
WEST BENGAL CHAPTER
NATIONAL EPILEPSY DAY CELEBRATIONS -2009
KOLKATA CHAPTER

We, the members of Indian Epilepsy Association, West Bengal Chapter, organized a public awareness programme on the auspicious occasion of National Epilepsy Day, 17th November 2009.

It was held in the psychiatry seminar room of Bangur Institute of Neurology. We have the following agendas:

  • Sit & draw competition among children with epilepsy
  • Decorating with posters in regional language to educate patient caregivers.
  • Briefing disease & advice Do's & Don'ts to all patient caregivers (Parents).
  • Interactive session with all parents.
  • Panel discussion

There were 43 Participants in sit and draw competition. Consolation prize to all, Best Paintings selected for Calendar of 2010 (Trioptal Calendar). Snacks were provided to all participants including their parents. Doordarshan did coverage of this programme. Dignitaries present were Prof T. N. Roy, Prof. A. K. Senapati, Prof. S. N. Ghosh, Prof. A. K. Bhadra, Dr. T. K. Dhibar, Dr. G. Ganguly, Dr. A. Pandit, and Dr. M. Sinha. Dignitaries did an interactive session with parents/caregivers of children with epilepsy.