Epilepsy is a disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal , causing seizures or people of unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of consciousness .Any one who develop epilepsy affects both male and females of all ages .At least two or more recurrent seizures unprovoked by systemic or acute neurological insults are generally required for an epilepsy diagnosis Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder . Nearly there a Seventy million persions with epilepsy. In India nearly 12 millions are expected to reside overall prevalence is of 3 – 11.9/1,000 population.& incidence (0.2-0.6/1,000 population / Year)
There are many misconceptions, doubts, in our society about epilepsy. To clarify doubts on individual level is very difficult hence there was need for an organization in this directions All Neurologist, Neurosurgeons, Physicians, Social Workers Psychiatrics joined for this noble cause and Association came in existence. The main objects of the association are mainly to promote the better treatment and care , welfare and rehabilitation of persons suffering from epilepsies. Collection compilation, advertisement, and dissemination of knowledge concerning Epilepsy in every fi. To disseminate knowledge and understanding of the disease in Lay public ,Patients and their relatives . ,to promote guide ,co-ordinate ,finance and conduct research and experimental work in all respect of Epilepsy calculated to be the disabled and the handicaps., To publish books ,monographs ,periodical s and papers concerning the epilepsy in every field and regarding the society and many more public activities.