Infographic: Purple Day – raising awareness about epilepsy in Romania

Newsroom 24/03/2017 | 12:25

Bucharest will mark on Sunday, March 26, Purple day, a supporting event for people suffering from epilepsy.

According to public statistics, around 1 percent of Romanians have epilepsy and a large share of them are able to symptoms that can be controlled with affordable pharmaceuticals.

Globally, some 50 million people have epilepsy, according to the World Health Organization.

The Romanian Society Against Epilepsy (SRIE) proposes a bike march through Bucharest, from the Romanian Athenaeum to Calea Victoriei– Piata Universitatii – Boulevard Nicolae Balcescu- Piata Romana – Piata Victoriei – Calea Victoriei – the Romanian Athenaeum, starting 10.00.

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