Facilitating Medical Care

  1. As a result of our campaign and intervention, Yeka Sub-City Health Office has increased and facilitated access to anti-epileptic medication to people with epilepsy.
  2. The number of people adhering to the prescribing regimens by pharmacists/doctors has also increased through awareness raising programmes that target people with epilepsy and their families.
  3. In collaboration with the Addis Ababa University, research was conducted that addressed the availability and access to anti-epilepsy medication
  4. Initial preparations to build the capacity of Yeka Sub-City health officers and enable them to diagnose and treat epilepsy patients have been completed
  5. Facilitated medication access to 12 people with epilepsy through the ‘poorest of the poor’ card system that was already in the government Health system.
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