Purple Day is becoming popular in Ukraine
– Purple Day on 26th of March is not as famous but many people aware of it, especially those affected by epilepsy
– Annual round table “Uniting efforts to support people with epilepsy” is held in the Ukraine supported by Sanofi – global leader in healthcare industry, Ministry of Healthcare, Ministry of Education
Round table gathered government representatives, healthcare professionals, and attention Real Person with epilepsy, the VOICE of people with epilepsy has been heard and much attention focused not only treatment, and importance of awareness but also numerous social adaptation and society integration activities of people with epilepsy in Ukraine.
– creation of the Patient Community for Adults with Epilepsy
– Purple Day Awareness Campaign in Ukraine has been on thousands of accounts Facebook, Twitter, Odnoklassniki and Vkontakte – social networking sites in Russian and Ukrainian internet
– Awareness Campaign in Ukrainian Universities in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Vinitsa took place where volunteers wearing purple clothes informed groupmates about epilepsy first aid and general info about epilepsy