Updates

Updates on our work to establish “one standard” in the treatment of epilepsy and associated psychiatric disorders around the world.


May 31, 2018

APA Meeting – May 2018

In keeping with our expanded vision to serve those with epilepsy and “associated psychiatric disorders,” staff members from ROW and OWP attended the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting in New York.
March 28, 2018

Haiti – March 2018

A young man living in the mountains of Haiti has suffered from seizures since he was ten years-old. People were afraid of him when he had seizures at school, so he had to drop out. He has lived with uncontrolled epilepsy for...
February 27, 2018

Haiti Treatment Grant – February 2018

“I've never seen poverty on that massive a level before,” says Richard Calvette, Rockford Service Coordinator for the Epilepsy Foundation of North/Central Illinois (EFNCIL). “I didn't see that much destruction when I went...
February 8, 2018

Sierra Leone Treatment Grant

Thanks to a generous commitment from OWP Pharmaceuticals, the ROW Foundation is making medication grants of Roweepra® (levetiracetam tablets USP) to the Loreto Health Services Center in Makeni, Sierra Leone.
August 23, 2017

More People Living with Epilepsy

A recent article by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)* on the prevalence of epilepsy noted that in 2015 approximately 3 million U.S. adults and 470,000 children had active epilepsy. This 3.47 million represents 1.2% of the population and is...
August 7, 2017

Expanded Purpose

At their May 2017 meeting the ROW Foundation Board of Directors voted unanimously to expand the foundation’s charitable purpose, allowing it to fund services for more people in more comprehensive ways, and to work cooperatively with...
March 2, 2017

Compassionate Collaboration

Situations in which “the whole is greater than the sum of the parts” are always thrilling to see. Sometimes they reveal the power of “compassionate collaboration,” and the benefit provided to persons living with epilepsy in under-resourced areas can be powerful!
January 30, 2017

Leadership Growth

Every nonprofit leader will tell you the greatest asset in any organization is people, with people in leadership positions being first and foremost. The ROW Foundation has been blessed from its beginning with leaders full of...
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