Webinar: The importance of a project website

Last week, Liva Haensel and the Hospital Partnerships Program hosted a webinar on the importance of building a project website and provided insights on how to do it effectively. The webinar was a great success and provided hospital partners with the knowledge and resources needed to build their own effective project websites. We, the Nepal […]

Stroke Team Leaders Symposium

Nepal’s first Stroke Team Leaders Symposium held on February 17th and 18th in Kathmandu was a resounding success, bringing together 70 physicians and nurses from 23 different hospitals from all over Nepal. The symposium was organized by the Nepal Stroke Association and University Hospital Heidelberg within the Nepal Stroke Project, supported by Hospital Partnerships. “We […]

Stroke Care Workshop: Koshi Hospital’s New Stroke Team Leads the Way in Biratnagar!

Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar is proud to announce its new stroke unit, funded by the World Health Organization (WHO). With a dedicated team of 20 nurses, medical officers, and doctors from the emergency department and intensive care, Koshi Hospital is taking a major step forward in the fight against stroke. At the recent workshop on […]

Blog-Post: Social Media Campaigns

We proudly share the recent blog post of the International Journal of Stroke:  world-stroke.org/blogs/social-media-to-promote-stroke-awareness-in-nepal Check this blog for a summary of our successful public awareness campaign, reaching out to millions of people in Nepal!  Thanks, Patrick, for pushing our campaign so strongly =)

Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

Another great lecture in the Online Series! Dr. Pankaj Jalan from Norvic Hospital presented on the topic of “Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)”. Dr. Pankaj talked about the important topic of transient ischaemic attacks, a short episode of focal neurological deficit of the brain or retina caused by ischemia. Even though TIAs usually do not last […]

Hello – Manipal Hospital

Today we report from our 2nd and 3rd Stroke Nurse Workshop on December 8th and 9th, 2022. We were allowed to hold this in the beautiful city of Pokhara. The hospital was Manipal Hospital First we were introduced to the hospital by Dr. Ashim Subedi. We were allowed to look at the different departments and […]

Small vessel disease

What a great lecture to start our new Online Lecture Series with! A big thank you Dr. Avinash Chandra for presenting on the topic of “Small Vessel Disease”. Also, thank you to the more than 40 participants who attended the lecture and participated in an interesting discussion. Dr. Avinash talked about cerebral small vessel disease […]

Key Priorities in Acute Stroke Care

Thank you to Dr. Lekhjung Thapa, founder of the Nepal Stroke Association, for a great lecture on “Key Priorities in Acute Stroke Care”. We are excited that more than 35 participants attended and got to learn about the most important steps when it comes to treating stroke patients. The overall take home message from Dr. […]

The stroke nurses community is growing!

A wonderful and exciting time in Nepal came to an end much too quickly. Arrived here in Germany we would like to report about our first Nurse- Workshop at the B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan on December 2nd 2022. 23 nurses participated and showed great interest and commitment to the topic of […]

Stroke Workshops in CMC Hospital Bharatpur

The neuroradiological and neuro-interventional unit of CMC Hospital Bharatpur, represented by the head of the unit Dr. Pradesh Ghimire, has already gone major steps towards being a stroke-ready hospital. One of the last steps is the establishment of the endovascular therapy of acute ischemic stroke, which will presumably be accomplished in the next few months. […]

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