🙌 An article that our very own Tim Leers co-authored just got released.

A snippet of the summary:

Engagement and training of community health workers (CHWs) have demonstrated their value in different conditions. Despite repeat epilepsy trainings of CHWs in Northern Rwanda, the treatment gap remained high. We hypothesized that effectiveness of CHWs on mobilization of patients living with epilepsy (PwE) could be improved using a validated tool for epilepsy screening.

Check out the full text here.

This article is only the beginning of some interesting series of publications on diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in Rwanda, so stay tuned.