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Executive Health Management

World Stroke Day and The Importance of Preventive Healthcare

2022 27 Oct

According to a UN health agency report, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constitute one of the largest health problems in the recent years, accounting for nearly three quarters of deaths globally. Among the main types of NCDs are cardiovascular diseases(CVD), including heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, along with... Read more

Cardiology Management

World Stroke Day - Minutes Can Save Lives!

2021 29 Oct

Today is World Stroke Day. This day, established by the World Stroke Organization (WSO), takes place every year to increase global awareness about stroke and provide a global platform for the stroke community to drive action on stroke worldwide.   Stroke is the second biggest killer in the world. It is estimated that 15 million people worldwide will... Read more

Cardiology Management

Today is World Stroke Day

2015 29 Oct

Today, the 29th of October, 2015 is World Stroke Day , an annual event organised by the The World Stroke Organization. This year's theme is "I am Woman" as it focuses on women and their risk of stroke.  Some key points that will be highlighted include the fact that women are not only more at risk of having a stroke but also more likely to die from... Read more