Dear Colleagues, It’s ‘Purple’ time of the year as the countdown to March 26th (Purple Day) begins. It was just a few years ago when we introduced India and Asia to this, now International epilepsy awareness initiative of a 9 year old Canadian girl – Cassidy Megan. Today it has
90% cancer is occurred by lifestyle disorders like western diet, lack of physical activity, use of tobacco and stress; environmental causes like exposure to carcinogenic pollutants in food and water, chemicals and UV radiation. Rarely cancer is genetic (5-10%). The standard treatments are surgery,
Our mission in India is to educate the public and create awareness not to fear epilepsy.
This is being sponsored by Bidada Sarvodaya Trust, Kutch
# Dispel myths
# Give hope
# Promote education
# Help employment
# Facilitate marriage
# Overcome epilepsy
FREE Public meeting on Saturday, 7th April 2012 at 2 PM at Savarkar hall, Shivaji Park, Mumbai on ‘Problems with education, employment and marriage in persons with epilepsy’.Read More
Epilepsy is due to possession by evil spirits or a spell/curse by evil neighbors FALSE It is due to abnormal electrical impulses in the brain causing a short-circuit or electrical surge.
Epilepsy can be cured by exorcism/brading.FALSE It can be cured by appropriate medicines given under medical supervision.Read More
Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide.
Purple Day Asia is an official partner of Purple Day, the largest international epilepsy awareness initiative. For the official Purple Day website, please go to http://purpleday.org/Read More