Lori Hairrell

Job role: 
Program Developer
Affiliation: 
Member type: 
Other
Brief Biography: 

I am the program developer at ROW Foundation (ROW = "rest of world"). We focus on reducing epilepsy treatment gaps in under-resourced areas of the world through training, diagnosis and treatment programs.

GRANT HIGHLIGHTS:

- EEG units to hospitals in Armenia, Bolivia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Republic of Georgia and Sudan and Uganda - Ongoing grants of branded-generic levetiracetam and lamotrigine to epilepsy and psychiatry programs in 20 countries - Emergency humanitarian medication aid for Ukrainians with epilepsy, epilepsy and psychiatric patients facing drug shortages in Venezuela, and through global partners such as Americares - Funding for epilepsy training of healthcare providers in over 36 countries

We believe in "One World. One Standard." and envision a future when the best treatments for epilepsy and associated psychiatric disorders will be available to all people, at all times, in all the world.

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
North America
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Population: 
Children and adolescents
Adults
Humanitarian and conflict health
Non-communicable diseases (e.g. cancer, diabetes, stroke)
Disorders of interest: 
Epilepsy/seizures
Psychosis/bipolar disorder
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Country: 
United States of America