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26 Jul, 2020

NATIONAL STROKE HELPLINE GHANA

National Stroke Helpline (NSH) The National Stroke Helpline(NSH) is aim to provide information and support on treatment & care (Rehabilitation and Integration) on stroke for…

15 Jul, 2020

NEWS RELEASE : Urgent Call to Action on WHO in Relation to COVID-19-Related VTE

A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH FOR MANAGING VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM IN PATIENTS WITH COVID-19 A Systematic Approach for Managing Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with COVID-19: A Multinational Consensus…

14 Jul, 2020

Depression, a big Challenge to Recovery/Rehabilitation after a Stroke

  Depression, a big Challenge to Recovery/Rehabilitation after a Stroke “About one in eight survivors of stroke have suicidal ideation, according to a study published…

06 Jul, 2020

7 THINGS TO DO IN ORDER TO PREVENT A STROKE IN THIS ERA OF COVID19

7 THINGS TO DO IN ORDER TO  PREVENT A STROKE IN THIS ERA OF COVID19 Stroke prevention can start today. Protect yourself and avoid stroke,…

02 Jul, 2020

EATING, SWALLOWING AND TOOTH /MOUTH CARE FOR A PERSON LIVING WITH STROKE – HOME CARE /SUPPORT

EATING, SWALLOWING AND TOOTH /MOUTH CARE FOR A PERSON LIVING WITH STROKE – HOME CARE /SUPPORT HOW CAN I HELP THE PERSON EAT? The person…

29 Jun, 2020

Championing the Right of Persons Living With Stroke/NCDs

A call on governments to act FAST against Stroke/NCDs Now Over 17. 5 million people are affected by disability due to stroke while six million…

24 Jun, 2020

CARING FOR A PERSON LIVING WITH STROKE AT HOME- HOW TO POSITION A STROKE SURVIVOR

HOW TO POSITION A STROKE SURVIVOR When stroke survivors sit or lie down in the right way, it can help them recover faster and function…

22 Jun, 2020

COMMON PROBLEMS AFTER A STROKE AND WHERE TO SEEK HELP FROM.

COMMON PROBLEMS AFTER A STROKE AND WHERE TO SEEK HELP FROM PROBLEMS Shoulder pain/shoulder and hand pain. Urinary tract (bladder) infection. Constipation/diarrhea. Sliding or falling…

20 Jun, 2020

NEWS RELEASE-GLOBAL STROKE LEADERS LAUNCH RADICAL STROKE AND DEMENTIA PREVENTION STRATEGY

  GLOBAL STROKE LEADERS LAUNCH RADICAL STROKE AND DEMENTIA PREVENTION STRATEGY The World Stroke Organization (WSO) has published a radical strategic framework that aims to…

18 Jun, 2020

WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY Friday 19th June 2020- Safe Guiding Children Living With Sickle Cell Globally

Sickle Cell and Stroke What is sickle cell disease? Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a family of inherited disorders, of which the most severe and…

07 Jun, 2020

The Coronavirus Ain't Leaving So Fast

In a recent Time article entitled Nearly Half of Coronavirus Spread May Be Traced to People Without Any Symptoms by Alice Park, The Annals of…

06 Jun, 2020

WHAT COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS DO STROKE SURVIVORS OFTEN HAVE?,#3

WHAT IS COMMUNICATION? Communication is how we share information with each other through talking, gesturing (showing with our hands), writing or other ways, and our…

05 Jun, 2020

WHAT PROBLEMS DO PEOPLE OFTEN EXPERIENCE AFTER A STROKE,#2

People may experience the following problems after a stroke: Weakness or paralysis of one side of the body. Stiffness of arm, hand and/or leg. Struggling…

03 Jun, 2020

Simple Pleasures for This Simple Stroke Survivor

Simple Pleasures for This Simple Stroke Survivor About the Author: Joyce Hoffman is one of the world's top 10 stroke bloggers according to the Medical News…

02 Jun, 2020

Isabel Goes Back to Work After Covid-19

As a 74 year old with a brain-stem stroke who lives alone I was terrified about getting covid-19 from my cleaning lady.  A teleconference with…

31 May, 2020

News release

News release Stroke Association Supportnetwork Ghana (SASNET-GHANA)  has rolled out  an online Program called Ask Dr. Charway-felli , as part of it's Post Discharge Stroke…

24 May, 2020

Bathing Can Be Exhausting

As an OT I did not know how tiring a.m. care is because I never watched a stroke survivor do one task after.  Here is…

23 May, 2020

*Read This at Your Own Risk*: Being Media Savvy during COVID-19

As a physician and public health doctor, sometimes I wish that some of the articles that are available to digest by the avid online reader…

23 May, 2020

BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS Did you know thoughts of suicide are higher in #Stroke survivors than folks with other diseases? Reach out to a #Stroke Survivor in…

06 May, 2020

STROKE ASSOCIATION SUPPORTNETWORK-GHANA (SASNET-GHANA)  AND BREAST CARE INTERNATIONAL (BCI) LAUDS PRESIDENT

STROKE ASSOCIATION SUPPORTNETWORK-GHANA (SASNET-GHANA)  AND Breast Care International(BCI) LAUDS PRESIDENT Ad Adams Ebenezer ,Co- Founder &Executive Director of SASNET-GHANA and the President and Founder of…

30 Apr, 2020

Green Bean Pesto “Pasta” Recipe

Photo by Yulia Rozanova on Pexels.com Nature provides a palette of foods for all palates. If your only adventure into eating green beans is opening…

01 Apr, 2020

Advice, Dealing with Covid 19 for stroke survivors and those with Non Communicable Diseases

  Looking after your wellbeing while staying at home Staying at home for a long time can be difficult, frustrating and lonely for some people.…

15 Mar, 2020

So I Was Not Just Paranoid

A National Institutes of Health study found the corona virus can live on cardboard for 24 hours and 2 to 3 days on plastic and…

07 Mar, 2020

High Cholesterol is a Bad Thing, and Now Low Cholesterol Is Not Much Better

Since I was a little girl and able to understand scary stuff, my mother said that her body "manufactured" too much cholesterol. Never mind the…

27 Feb, 2020

Solutions for My Extreme Sleep Deprivation

I have had insomnia all my life, but my stroke brought this problem to a new level.  I had a stroke in the brainstem which puts…

17 Feb, 2020

Freaked Out = Home Modification

I live alone so when the electricity goes out 2 to 3 times a year I have to handle it.  My stroke took away my…

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