BC is a have-not province when it comes to the care and support provided to the epilepsy population in BC and the struggle for people living with epilepsy in BC still continues. For more information on the story of epilepsy, the orphaned disease in BC, please click here to read about the presentation that Kim Davidson, CEO & Executive Director of the BC Epilepsy Society and the Founder of the I AM A VOICE for Epilepsy Awareness™ campaign made to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services.
Did you know that funding for epilepsy programs and services across Canada varies from province-to-province? Please see below for a few examples of this:
We believe that every person living with epilepsy across Canada should have equitable access to care no matter what province they live in. We hope that you will help us make BC a better place for people living with epilepsy to live! If you’re wondering “How can this be done?”, here are some things that you can do:
If you or a loved one has epilepsy, please join us in being a voice, helping us in ending the epilepsy crisis in BC and rewriting the story of epilepsy, the orphan disease in BC!