Neurocysticercosis in People with Epilepsy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Prevalence and Strength of Association

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders throughout the world [1]. The devastating impact of epilepsy on people with epilepsy and the society at large cannot be overemphasized. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is home to a large proportion of people with epilepsy. The causes of epilepsy in SSA vary with infections of the central nervous system at the forefront of the etiologies [1,2].