International Epilepsy Day is celebrated on the 11th of February all over the world. Epilepsy, also known as seizure disorder is a disorder that occurs when the nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed, which can cause seizures. Nearly 70 million people suffer from epilepsy at the global level.
The global health event is celebrated to create awareness about the disorder. Every year, second Monday of the month of February is celebrated as the International Epilepsy Day by more than 120 countries to spread awareness about the disorder, it impacts on the lives of patients, their families, personal lives, and career.