Epilepsy in the tropics by J M K Murthy; Alagiyawanna Mohotti Appuhamillage Nimal

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Mortality due to convulsive disorders in a developing country in Asia: Trends over 20 years. Seizure 1995; 4:273-7. Jallon P. Mortality of epilepsy in Martinique, Workshop of mortality of epilepsy International League Against Epilepsy: Commission on the Burden of Epilepsy. Brussels: 2000. Diop AG. Mortality of epilepsy in Africa, Workshop of mortality of epilepsy International League Against Epilepsy: Commission on the Burden of Epilepsy. Brussels: 2000. Chapter 5 Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Epilepsy in Developing Countries Hasan Aziz and Zarin Mogal Epilepsy is a worldwide problem with a major impact on the personal, family, and social life of the affected individual and also on the society.

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15 The ‘tropical countries’ or ‘developing world’ represents a large, kaleidoscopic group of nations with varied economies16 and many cultures and sub-cultures within one country. 17 Here people with epilepsy encounter several significant barriers. These include: (1) inadequate manpower with expertise in clinical neurosciences; (2) regular availability of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs); (3) substandard drugs; (4) meager health budgetary allocation, epilepsy being a low priority; and (5) inadequate infrastructure in regards to communication and transportation.

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