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Encephalitis Society is an international charity providing expert information, support , education and training on encephalitis to people affected, their families, carers and professionals involved in their care.
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain which can result in an acquired brain injury of various degrees. Eighty per cent of the general public do not know what encephalitis is. Our vision is a world aware of encephalitis, its consequences and the support available.
The Society provides a support service (Support Line: +44(0)1653 699599), Information Standard accredited factsheets, books, booklets and leaflets in hardcopy or online on our website (www.encephalitis.info); organises events for lay people and professionals (Encephalitis Conference); raises awareness of encephalitis worldwide (World Encephalitis Day -22nd February); and conducts, funds and takes part in research projects.