- By Sheila Bogan
- Posted Tuesday, October 27, 2009
October 29, 2009 is World Stroke Day
"Stroke, what can I do?" This question implies that everyone can do something about stroke. Individuals can learn their risk for stroke and do something about it, they can learn the symptoms of stroke and what to do about them, and they can help advance the stroke cause in many other roles: as a physician, a nurse, a healthcare professional, a patient, a caregiver, a donor, a business person, a citizen, a member of a voluntary organization, a policymaker, a member of government etc. The theme has been developed to prompt individuals, groups and governments to take action against stroke either at a personal, or group level.
So on October 29, 2009, please ask yourself, “Stroke, what can I do?”
Stroke: Reducing Risk and Recognizing Symptoms
Stroke Fact Sheet
World Stroke Day Website