John Libbey Eurotext

Clinical presentation of epilepsy in six villages in an onchocerciasis endemic area in Mahenge, Tanzania Volume 21, issue 5, October 2019


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1 Tanga Research Centre, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanga
2 Department of Medicine and Pediatrics,Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi
3 Muhimbili University of Health Sciences and Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam
4 Enhance Tanzania Foundation, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
5 Department of neurology, University of Antwerp
6 Neurogenetics group, University of Antwerp
7 Global Health Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
* Correspondence: Robert Colebunders Global Health Institute, Kinsbergen centrum, Doorsnstraat 331, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
a Authors contributed equally


To describe the clinical manifestations of epilepsy and access to antiseizure treatment in Mahenge in Central Tanzania, an onchocerciasis endemic area with a high prevalence of epilepsy.