|Latin American Conference on Epilepsy in Quito|
On November 14-17,
Jorge Rodríguez, PAHO/WHO Senior Advisor on Mental Health; Salomon L. Moshe, ILAE’s President; and IBE’s President, Mike Glynn, participated in the opening panel and presented the Agreement. They were accompanied by: Patricio Abad, President of the Congress Organizing Committee; Carlos Acevedo (IBE); and Marco T. Medina (ILAE). Celia Riera, PAHO/WHO Representative in
There were two other activities: a workshop on the current situation of the Strategy and Plan of Action on Epilepsy at the country level, and the perspectives on its implementation; and a PAHO-ILAE-IBE Task Force meeting to discuss an agreement-based joint work plan for 2013. The authorities and Conference participants celebrated PAHO Strategy and the signed Agreement as regional milestones in the field of epilepsy.