National Epilepsy Day 2022: In India, National Epilepsy Day is observed on November 17 each year to raise awareness of the condition. National Epilepsy Day 2022 is observed to raise public awareness of epilepsy. To raise awareness of the causes and symptoms of epilepsy, numerous governmental and non-governmental organisations will mark National Epilepsy Day in 2022. A persistent brain illness called epilepsy is marked by periodic “fits” or “seizures.”
Every year, November is observed as the Epilepsy Awareness Month to educate and aware people about the signs, symptoms and impact of this dreadful disease. India recognizes 17th of November as National Epilepsy Day to raise awareness about Epilepsy.
Notably: International Epilepsy Day is observed every year on the Second Monday of February across the world. In 2022, International Epilepsy Day falls on February 14, 2022.
National Epilepsy Day 2022: Theme
The theme of National Epilepsy Awareness Month (NEAM) 2022 is “There is no NEAM without ME,” according to the Epilepsy Foundation.
National Epilepsy Day 2022: History
The Epilepsy Foundation of India created National Epilepsy Day as a national campaign to lower the presence of epilepsy in India. Dr. Nirmal Surya founded the Epilepsy Foundation of India in Mumbai, Maharashtra, in 2009. The mission of the non-profit Epilepsy Foundation of India is to improve the quality of life for persons who experience seizures and to alter societal perceptions of epilepsy.