Epilepsy is not a curse

Epilepsy affects over 50 million people worldwide. (1) Of these, it is estimated that it affects 4,4 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa. (2) Unfortunately, the condition is stigmatised because of the commonly held idea that epilepsy is contagious. (3) Furthermore, in certain parts of Sub–Saharan Africa, epilepsy continues to be associated with witchcraft and for […]