81,795 have epilepsy in Israel, 20% of them minors

The Knesset Health Committee held today a meeting about raising epilepsy awareness, within the framework of the Knesset’s “epilepsy awareness day.”

According to information collected by the Knesset’s research center from 4 public health centers, there are currently 81,795 insured persons diagnosed with epilepsy.

Among those, about 20% are below the age of 18.

Source Link: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/Flash.aspx/382614

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