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OUR OBJECTIVE !

To cover the entire gamut of issues dealing with prevention and management of neurological conditions including but not limited to epilepsy, stroke, dementia, brain tumors, neuropathies and central nervous system infections.

Prevention of strokes: public education and information about control of risk factors, cessation of smoking, control of blood pressure,lowering cholesterol through dietary modification and exercise.

Public education and information about seizures and epilepsy to reduce social stigma attached to epilepsy. Petitioning the government to ensure freedom from bias against people with epilepsy and to prevent discrimination in jobs in both the governmentand private sectors.

Public education about dementia and other memory related problems. To disseminate information to physicians and caregivers torecognize the early signs of dementia so that proper treatment can be sought.

To develop facilities where people with dementia can be cared for during the day hours so as to avoid caregiver burnout.

To develop support groups for patients and caregivers dealing with chronic neurological conditions like dementia, stroke and epilepsy.

Community based and hospital based programs to screen people for preventable neurological conditions like strokes and neuropathies.

Health promotion activities like blood pressure testing in the community, diabetic care and cholesterol lowering initiatives like diet and exercise.

Economic issues related to common neurological conditions like cost of antiepileptic drugs, stroke units and comprehensive epilepsy centers.

To develop the infrastructure facilities for providing comprehensive neurological and neurosurgical care comparable to similar centers in the Western World including but not limited to hospitals, clinics and mobile care units.

To employ doctors, nurses, pharmacists, technicians and any other personnel or staff necessary for the proper functioning of the trustor any programs initiated by the trust.

To facilitate cooperation and understanding among neurologists, neurosurgeons, general physicians and other health care personnelinvolved in the care of patients with neurological conditions. This includes but is not limited to continuing medical education fordoctors, organizing national and international conferences dealing with specific neurological conditions.

Conduct basic science and clinical research in dementia, epilepsy and other neurological conditions including but not limited to trials of new medications for epilepsy, dementia and Parkinson's disease

Research on high risk populations like people with HIV/AIDS and intravenous drug users.

Any other research theme may be decided by the trust.

Publication of books, journals, periodicals and patient education material like posters, brochures, handouts, audio and video cassettes for dissemination of information regarding specific neurological conditions.

Establish a retrieval system for professionals and non-professionals consisting of books, photographs, periodicals, journals, audio and video tapes concerning the common neurological conditions and other subjects dealt by the trust as mentioned above.

Establish and maintain programs to dispense medicines to the needy for common neurological conditions like epilepsy.

Pay stipend and scholarships, whether refundable or non-refundable to any individual whom the trustees may deem fit.

Take up any other activities as deemed appropriate towards public interest and as and when decided by the trustees and to generate resources for the trust.

Follow all practices to make the trust financially solvent and obtain tax benefits under the rules as charitable/non-profit organization

Establish and collect funds and accept donations from India and abroad in cash or in kind and to utilize the income thereof for the purpose and objectives of " BRAIN CARE FOUNDATION OF INDIA".

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