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Patients with epilepsy to be free of social stigma, to live, to feel and be accepted the same as all others.

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Epilepsy Association of Sri Lanka (EASL) is a not-for-profit charity established in 1989 to strive to improve public awareness of epilepsy and to facilitate medical and social support for patients and families with epilepsy in Sri Lanka. Education, employment, marriage, and social functioning are often adversely affected in individuals afflicted with epilepsy due to the social stigma that is prevalent in Sri Lankan society.

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Our Vision

Patients with epilepsy to be free of social stigma, to live, to feel and be accepted the same as all others.

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Epilepsy Association of Sri Lanka

About EASL

Epilepsy Association of Sri Lanka (EASL) is a not-for-profit charity established in 1989 to strive to improve public awareness of epilepsy and to facilitate medical and social support for patients and families with epilepsy in Sri Lanka. Education, employment, marriage, and social functioning are often adversely affected in individuals afflicted with epilepsy due to the social stigma that is prevalent in Sri Lankan society. EASL works to quell the misconceptions and stigma associated with this disorder.

Our Mission

Facilitate health education on epilepsy to both healthcare providers and society; empower patients and their families; campaign for the provision of better healthcare and social services for patients with epilepsy; and raise funds for the welfare of those suffering from epilepsy.

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Join us today and help patients with epilepsy to be free of social stigma, to live, to feel, and to be accepted the same as all others.

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Who is Leading us?

Dr. Kishara Goonaratne
President

Dr Kishara Gooneratne is a Board-Certified Consultant Neurologist. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Moratuwa.

Dr. Saamir Mohideen
Secretary

Dr Saamir Mohideen is a Board-Certified Consultant Neurologist. Currently he is an Acting Consultant Neurologist at the National Epilepsy Centre, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo.

Ms. Kalani Balasooriya
Treasurer

Ms Kalani Balasooriya is an Educational Psychologist with an interest in Special Needs Education.

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