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An estimate of the prevalence of epilepsy in Sub–Saharan Africa: A systematic analysis

Paul, A., Adeloye, D., George-Carey, et al. , Eds.: journal of Global health, (2012) • doi: 10.7189/jogh.02.020405 ~ December 2012 • Vol. 2 No. 2 • 020405

Disability Rights in Southeast Asia

Sida, (2014)

This brief focuses on disability rights in the ASEAN countries, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam.

Report on Epilepsy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), International League against Epilepsy (ILAE) and International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), (2013)

Also published in Spanish (2013) with the title: Informe sobre la epilepsia en América Latina y el Caribe - ISBN 978-92-75-31776-1

Strategy and plan of action on epilepsy

Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) , Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2011)

Epilepsy is one of the world’s most common chronic neurological disorders. Roughly 50 million people suffer from it, 5 million of them in the Region of the Americas . Nevertheless, it is estimated that over 50% of these people in Latin America and the Caribbean have no access to services. Furthermore, the stigma attached to people with epilepsy is a barrier to the exercise of their human rights and social integration.

Building the Evidence Base in Disability Research Summary

International Centre for Evidence in Disability (ICED), Eds.: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), (2014)

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