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Improving Epilepsy Programs, Services, and Outcomes through National Partnerships

$33,087,299

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
Popular Name: Epilepsy Programs
Assistance Listing Number
93.850

Objectives: The purpose of this program is to: • Reduce the treatment gap (i.e., shortening the time to diagnosis, and increasing referral to specialty care) by improving professional education about epilepsy diagnosis, treatment, and management); • Increase access to appropriate health care services, community resources, and self-management supports among people with epilepsy and their families; • Improve the public’s knowledge about, and attitudes toward, epilepsy to reduce epilepsy stigma; and • Improve health, social participation, and quality of life for people with epilepsy.

 
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