Kaddumukasa M, Kakooza A, Kayima J, Kaddumukasa MN, Ddumba E, Mugenyi L, Furlan A, Lhatoo S, Sajatovic M, Katabira E. Community knowledge of and attitudes toward epilepsy in rural and urban Mukono district, Uganda: A cross-sectional study. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2016 Jan;54(54). 7-11. PMID: 26610095 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4724516 NIHMSID: NIHMS735523.
The lack of adequate knowledge poses a barrier in the provision of appropriate treatment and care of patients with epilepsy within the community. The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge of and attitude towards epilepsy and its treatment by community dwellers in Uganda.