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WHAT IS WORLD ENCEPHALITIS DAY?
World Encephalitis Day on February 22 is a global awareness day where individuals and families affected by encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) come together to shine a light on the condition.
The sixth annual World Encephalitis Day is led by the Encephalitis Society and will celebrate and honour the millions of people affected by encephalitis across the world.
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
Seventy eight per cent of people across the world do not know what encephalitis is.
This is something we MUST change to achieve our vision of a world which is aware of encephalitis, its consequences and the support available.
WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP?
Join us in raising awareness of encephalitis on World Encephalitis Day on Friday, 22 February.
You are our most important resource. You have the power to help us bring about change and save lives.
We will be unveiling our plans for World Encephalitis Day in the weeks and months leading up to World Encephalitis Day.
Register your interest in our BrainWalk app and walk the globe with us for World Encephalitis DayRead more
Take a look at how we celebrated World Encephalitis Day in years gone byRead more