Today, ALCIS turns purple for the purple day.
It's a day of international mobilization to inform and raise awareness about epilepsy.
Did you know?
- France has around 650,000 people with epilepsy
- 100,000 are children, whose access to education is made difficult
- 100,000 are alderly people whose dependency is increased because of the disease
- 3,000 people die each year for lack of adequate care, which is as much as the annual number of deaths from road accidents.
"Epilepsies, let's change our perspective"