-Epilepsy is a chronic non-infectious disorder of brain function that affects people of all ages.
-Worldwide, about 50 million people suffer from epilepsy, one of the most common neurological diseases on a global scale.
-Almost 80% of people with epilepsy live in low- and middle-income countries.
-Epilepsy treatable approximately 70% of cases.
-However, three-quarters of the people suffering from this disease in the developing world do not receive the treatment they need.
-In many countries people with epilepsy and their families can be subjected to stigma and discrimination.