Memorizable!

Wow! That was memorizable! Professor Hacke gave a talk about “Past, Presence and Future of Acute Stroke Care” – and 80 doctors from Nepal listened excitedly! No matter if stroke experts or stroke newbie – Professor Hacke got us all equally thrilled! The session started with a short and lovely presentation about Professor Hacke himself, given […]

Stroke Care Workshop in Narayanghat

Although the weather tried to cross our plans we were finally able to hold a remarkable stroke training last Friday in Narayanghat, Chitwan region. And that is mainly attributable to the great organizational talent of Krishna Dhungana and his team from Synergy and UDM-NINAS, who invited more than thirty doctors and physicians from the Chitwan […]

Stroke Care Advocacy

A stroke is treatable! And organized stroke care systems can reduce stroke mortality and morbidity by up to 30%. Timely administration of blood-thinning therapy increases the chance of a positive outcome by a further 30%.  And mechanical thrombectomy in case of stroke by a large-vessel-occlusion will increase the chance of a favorable outcome by 50%. […]

Stroke Care MasterClass

The Nepal Stroke Association gave a Stroke Masterclass for Nepalese Doctors working in the Emergency Departments.  Four great lecturers gave highly interesting and up-to-date presentations on the topics:  Dr Lekhjung Thapa: Acute Stroke Care in Nepal Dr Ashim Subedi: Emergency Assessment and Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke Dr Manish Shreshta: Role of Imaging in Acute […]