Global Interventions to Overcome Disability From Stroke

World Federation for Neurorehabilitation
October 29 2021
General Knowledge

29 October 2021, 14.00-16.00 CEST
A Joint Symposium

Chairs: Caterina Pistarini MD, Wayne Feng MD, David Good, MD               

  • Global Estimates for the need of rehabilitation for stroke and WHO’s response
    Alexandra Rauch, PhD, MPH;Rehabilitation Programme, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Global State of Stroke Surveillance, Services and Guidelines: Strengths and Gaps
    Mayowa Owolabi, MBBS, DrM, FMCP, FAAN, FRCP, FAS: Director, Centre for Genomic and Precision Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Preservation, Prevention and Plasticity to Maximise Stroke Outcomes and Reduce Post-stroke Disability
    Wayne Feng, MD MS, Duke University School of Medicine, USA

  • Need of Primary Prevention and Long Term Rehabilitation of Stroke in India and Developing World
    Nirmal Surya, DNB, MD,MBBS; President, IFNR Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai, India

  • Key Findings: Stroke Disability is Preventable and Survivable
    Marta Imamura, MD, PhD, Instituto de Medicina Física e Reabilitação (IMRea), Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Presentations & Discussion on Friday, 29 October 2021, 2-4 pm CEST

Event is free, but registration is required: Click here to register