Updates

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


July 18, 2018

Summer Update – July 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.
June 27, 2018

India Grant – June 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.
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.
April 28, 2018

India Grant – April 2018

It is estimated that there may be about 12 million people with epilepsy in India, making it to almost one sixth of the global burden. Around 14 people per 1,000 populations are prone to suffer from epilepsy in India, with higher estimates in children and...
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...
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