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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.


January 14, 2021

Epilepsy Assessment & Management Course

The 2019 Global Epilepsy Report called attention to the pervasive lack of knowledge among healthcare workers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in how to diagnose and treat people living with epilepsy. Training health care providers...
December 18, 2020

THANK YOU for your support!

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year for many people, including the people we serve. Since March, we’ve heard regular reports of medication supply chain interruptions, soaring prices and families struggling to afford food and other essentials.
November 13, 2020

Agents of Change in Epilepsy

Sadly, stigma around epilepsy often begins at a young age.It is pervasive in schools across many countries in which we work. Because of this, and because change often starts with the young, the ROW Foundation believes children are uniquely positioned to help defeat this longstanding stigma.
October 14, 2020

Purple Bench Initiative

Helping people achieve their potential is a powerful thing. ROW is about addressing a key constraint for some; namely untreated epilepsy and associated psychiatric disorders. Those people with epilepsy in low-income countries face a wide range of challenges, which have been made worse by the pandemic.
September 15, 2020

Social Enterprise 2.0

Those of you who are new to ROW might not be aware of the backstory behind the foundation. So, this month we’ll take a look in the rearview mirror at our beginnings.
August 17, 2020

Just How Big is the Epilepsy Treatment Gap?

COVID-19 is impacting our world in dramatic and deadly ways, and those with medical conditions like epilepsy who live in under-resourced areas are among the hardest hit. These are some of the challenges our partners are reporting...
July 15, 2020

COVID-19 and Epilepsy

COVID-19 is impacting our world in dramatic and deadly ways, and those with medical conditions like epilepsy who live in under-resourced areas are among the hardest hit. These are some of the challenges our partners are reporting...
June 17, 2020

A Look Back at ROW’s First Partnership

This month marks the fifth anniversary of the ROW Foundation’s first grant. On June 17, 2015 we granted an EEG machine (used to diagnosis epilepsy) to the Armenian League Against Epilepsy (ALAE) for use at the Arabkir Pediatric Hospital in Yerevan, Armenia. This machine was a major step forward for the hospital being able to...
May 26, 2020

Addressing the Treatment Gap in the DRC

Because poverty and the epilepsy treatment gap go hand-in-hand, the ROW Foundation was delighted when Dr. Prince Kazadi reached out to us regarding a partnership in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC is often called “the poorest rich country in the world” because of its rich resources coupled with...
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