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Updates

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


May 31, 2018

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

ROW attended the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting in New York, with over 16,000 attendees from around the globe. We shared our model and various epilepsy projects with psychiatrists, physicians, and students, almost half of whom were international members.
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

Initial Supply Of Roweepra For Haiti

The ROW Foundation sent an initial supply of Roweepra to the CLIDEP Epilepsy Clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In Haiti, 1 in 10 children are afflicted with epileptic attacks. Only one or two neurologists are present in country for the entire population of 10 million people.
February 8, 2018

95% Of Those With Epilepsy Here Are NOT On Meds

Our first grant of Roweepra is going to the Loreto Health Services Center in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Almost 95% of people with epilepsy in this West African country are NOT on medication. This medication grant is done in partnership with The Healey International Relief Foundation.
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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