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About Gbm-em

The Gbm Foundation for Epilepsy and Mental Wellbeing maintains this blog to contribute towards the fight against all forms of stigma, rejection and abuses of epileptics and mentally ill from the social and medical systems.


The Gbm Foundation Produces A Teacher’s Handbook of Epilepsy for Schools

The Gbm Foundation seeks to step up its efforts to bring epilepsy out of the shadows. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological conditions with approximately 70 million people affected worldwide.Read More…


The Gbm Country Director Gets a First Hand Grip of the State of Mental Health in Cameroon

It is one thing to read and to write about something, it is another thing to talk about it, and it is yet another thing to witness the reality on the ground.Read More…



In her quest to sensitize communities on epilepsy, so as to improve awareness and knowledge on how to manage seizures, facilitate practices that will create an optimal learning environment for pupils/students/individuals livingRead More…


Did you ever know a woman living with epilepsy could bring forth a healthy and bouncing baby?

I never knew a woman living with epilepsy could even think of getting pregnant because of the high risk involved at all the stages of the pregnancy. Imagine a pregnant woman havingRead More…


Wrapping up our activities for 2015 with an important Presentation at a PanAfrican Meeting

Dear World, we at the Gbm Foundation seize the opportunity of this first post in 2016, to wish us all a more engaging new year. The Foundation turned 1 in September 2015,Read More…