Purple4Epilepsy Empowering Youth

Purple Day a day set aside through the efforts of a young girl with the aim of creating awareness on epilepsy at the grass roots is marked with youth at Nairobi Arboretum.   Youth from Youth on the Move with and without epilepsy connect and share their experiences. A person living with epilepsy struggles with

Parents Graduate

Saturday the 24th November 2018 was marked with purple decorations at the Movers paradise. It was a moment of celebration as parents and caregivers of children living with epilepsy graduated. Parents and caregivers from different backgrounds underwent a nine month training program program through which lessons were offered on epilepsy, its treatment, its first aid,

Epillose presents on the need for 3As in epilepsy care(Availability, accessibility and affordability)

There are nearly one million Kenyans living with epilepsy, approximately 70% of which lack access to treatment and psychosocial care. The problem is further compounded by myths and misconceptions about the condition. Many people believe that it is a fainting spell, a curse or demon possession caused by witchcraft or punishment from God. Others believe

Petition to give free medical care for persons living with epilepsy

At the NCD Alliance Kenya  media breakfast in Silver Springs, youth living with epilepsy from Youth on the Move present petitions to the NCD representative Min of Health Dr Kibachio. The youth reached out to members of the public collecting signatures to petition for free or affordable medical care for persons living with epilepsy. There

Shared Dependency in Dignity – Karijn speech during Decade Celebrations

It all started in primary school in the Netherlands. I sat in the middle of the class and got one of my epilepsy seizures. As I slowly regained consciousness, I heard some dripping on the floor. I looked down and I awkwardly noticed that I urinated during my seizure and that the whole class was

Commuity Health Volunteers (CHV Training) – Kwale and Mombasa Counties

The #AngazaKifafa campaign are taking epilepsy awareness to Kwale and Mombasa counties. Youth on the Move supports the campaign through training and engaging Community health volunteers from the community on supporting Persons Living With Epilepsy (PLWE). An introduction training is done and a follow up evaluation training to ensure understanding and application of epilepsy care

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