Modification of lifestyle is a basic important factor to consider in issues of stroke.
that stroke survivors are reintegrated into near normal life, it is sad to note
that the practice in Nigeria and in fact sub– Saharan
Africa, is encouraging very high mortality from Stroke as well as severe
disability for the Survivors.
speech therapists etc
Brain Attack” in order to emphasize the urgency required in the
in Nigeria. This is because the time frame for optimal care is very narrow. It
will take least six hours to fly to Europe and much longer to the the US even when there is a ready air ambulance.
gets to health policy makers, multinational companies, churches or any
individual who can contribute.
in minutes and few hours!
that the Global Stroke Bill of Rights in 2016 identified key aspects of
recovery as follows:
Ekeh is a Consultant Neurologist at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.