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Epilepsy first Aid

Youth on the Move educates people on first aid. Most people offer first aid that can be damaging to individuals as more misconceptions are held about epilepsy and first aid. To help reduce the burden of the person having a seizure , here is what you need to do Stay calm Move the person away

Turn your Moves – Kericho

Youth on the Move creates awareness in the prisons through the Turn your Moves project. Kericho Medium prison had made a special request to sensitize on mental health and epilepsy to the prison wardens and inmates.

International Epilepsy Day

International Epilepsy Day (IED) was marked at German Doctors Nairobi- Baraka Health Centre in Mathare. Youth on the Move through the partnership with German Doctors have been working with patients at Baraka clinic in offering support and sharing their experiences on managing their epilepsy condition. During IED youth engaged persons with epilepsy, other patients and

Epilepsy Education and Awareness

Youth on the Move engages youth in training as youth coordinators to create awareness on epilepsy. This is through education forums in different counties. YotM works with Youth groups, Educational institutions, Religious institutions, Chief Barazas, women and men groups. Through these forums education on epilepsy causes, triggers, first aid, treatment and management is conducted. People

Purple Day at Witeithie Ward

The 26th of March every year, Purple day is marked aimed at creating awareness on epilepsy. It was first started by Cassidy Megan a young girl who wanted to get people to understand more about epilepsy through her struggles with the condition. Youth on the Move was invited to Witeithie ward where the

TURN YOUR MOVES

Youth on the Move engages the correctional and rehabilitation facilities in partnership with the prison department of Kenya. YotM has been able to engage Nyeri, Naivasha, Kamiti, Shimo la Tewa, Nakuru, Kakamega, Eldoret and Busia prisons so far. Persons living with epilepsy face challenges such as excessive heat, congestion, inadequate meals and tasks

ANGAZA KIFAFA

YotM in partnership with Kkamega county government and the National epilepsy Coordination committee continue create awareness with the Angaza Kifafa caravan. The event was flagged off by the first lady of Kakamega county. It involved youth, Community health volunteers, medical practitioners and members of the community who will continue to challenge misconceptions held of epilepsy

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