Webinar: Neurosurgery in stroke

On November 8, 2023, Dr. Balgopal Karmacharya gave participants of the Online LectureSeries an insight on the important role of neurosurgery in stroke management. Since strokeis globally the second leading cause of morbidity and mortality, interdisciplinary treatmentis essential for a good outcome.Traditionally, neurosurgeons primarily address patients with hemorrhagic strokes. However,as Dr. Karmacharya highlighted, their involvement […]

Quality Monitoring Meeting in Nepal

In a pivotal meeting, Rupal Sedani, Global Manager of RES-Q, recently convened data managers from nine hospitals in Nepal to stress the importance of data-driven quality monitoring in stroke care. Further, she provided a hands-on onboarding process into RES-Q. Stroke care quality is a critical concern in Nepal, as it is globally. Rapid and precise […]

The Vital Role of Physical Fitness in Stroke Recovery: Highlights from Professor Gillian Mead’s Online Lecture

In our most recent online lecture “The Role of Physical Fitness Training for Recovery After Stroke,” Professor Gillian Mead, President of the British and Irish Association of Stroke Physicians, shed light on the critical role physical fitness plays in stroke rehabilitation. Professor Mead explained how her experiences in mountaineering in Scotland started her curiosity about […]

„Latest Updates about Tenecteplase vs. Alteplase”Webinar”

Dr. Vojtech Novotny from the European Stroke Association recently gave all participants of the Online Lecture Series a great insight in the latest developments in stroke treatment involving the use of Tenecteplase and Alteplase. He explained that some of the desirable characteristics of all thrombolytic agents include an extended half-life to prevent re-thrombosis, resistance to […]

Nepals Stroke Awareness Campaign

This past Wednesday, Dr. Deidre de Silva, global leader of the WSO Stroke Awareness Campaign, participated in our Webinar Series with a presentation on the new World Stroke Campaign and the importance of stroke awareness. Dr. Deidre de Silva emphasized that stroke is often underestimated and overlooked as a health concern, particularly in lower-income countries […]

Train the Trainer Training in Germany

by Dr Mahesh Raj Ghimire, Nepal It was almost 8pm on 2nd July, we reached on our destination hotel “Atrium” at Mainz, Germany. Arrangements were superb, the welcome dinner was delicious. While having dinner, my mind was imagining of the training that is going to be held on next day. So, I was little anxious […]

Neurointervention in stroke care

On Wednesday, we had the privilege of hosting Dr. Satish Kumar Bajaj from the Niels Stensen Kliniken Osnabrück, who gave a presentation on “Neurointervention in stroke care.” The event drew over 25 attendees, who actively participated in the discussion following the lecture. Dr. Satish started his lecture by tracing the evolution of stroke management, highlighting […]

Stroke education

In the last two weeks, the neurological and emergency care community of Nepal faced to remarkable events: The NeuroCon in Kathmandu, organized by the UDM – NINAS Hospital, and Manipal’s first symposium on ischemic stroke in Pokhara.  There are individuals who stand out for their exceptional expertise and ability to inspire others. Dr. Ashim Subedi […]

Webinar: The Brazilian Experience

In the latest online lecture, Dr. Leonardo A. Carbonera from the WSO provided us with a valuable opportunity to learn about “The Brazilian Experience” in stroke care. Stroke is the leading cause of death and disability in Brazil, with over 400,000 new cases occurring each year. To prevent severe consequences, it is crucial to ensure […]

The Nepal Stroke Project Has Gone Public!

Kathmandu is buzzing with enthusiasm as the Nepal Stroke Project launches its latest initiative to raise public awareness about stroke. Spread across five different sites in the city, including Gaushala, Sudhara, Koteshwor, Naxal Nagpokhari, and Kamaladi, this project aims to educate individuals in both English and Nepali languages through captivating videos. The focus of these […]

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