Teaching Task Force for Primary Care Physicians in Brazil

The purpose of the project is to teach primary care physicians to care for patients with epilepsy, improve the investigation and therapeutic management strategy in cases of first seizures, identify the main difficulties faced by primary health professionals in the management of these patients and reduce the gap between patients and care with epileptologists in cases of refractoriness.

Start date: 1 August 2022
Region: Latin America
Languages: English, Portuguese
Lead institution: Instituto Estadual do Cérebro Paulo Niemeyer
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Principal investigator / organizer: Isabela D’Andrea Meire
Patient age: All ages
Type of project: Community education, Stigma, Healthcare professional education
Funding sources: Personal
Project needs: Volunteers, Funding

Contact: Vanessa Cristina Colares Lessa, Instituto Estadual do Cérebro Paulo Niemeyer