World Brain Day 2024

The EPNS is proud to support World Brain Day 2024 (WBD 2024) which is dedicated to Brain Health and Prevention.

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) leads this initiative to advocate for the paramount importance of brain health and preventive measures.

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Join the EPNS on Monday 22 July 2024, as we unite with the WFN to champion Brain Health and Prevention across the lifespan from prenatal to later life; empowering individuals, communities, healthcare professionals, and people with lived experience to secure our future and forge a healthier world for generations to come.

Key messages

  1. Prevention: Neurological disorders are preventable (or at least in part) through early detection and effective management.
  2. Awareness: Global education on prevention for brain health is imperative.
  3. Access: Socioeconomic status or geographic location should not be barriers to prevention.
  4. Collaboration: Healthcare professionals, researchers, and policymakers play pivotal roles in addressing the global neurological needs.
  5. Education and Advocacy: Recognising brain health as a fundamental human right is at the core of our mission.


To achieve the targets of the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders (IGAP) with a lifespan approach to neurological disorders and brain health.

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