Stroke Care Association
The Non Government Organization the Stroke Care Association has organized a Camping Activity for the people who have had a stroke and the Stroke Care community.
The Camping Activity was held on July 28, 2008, and about 600 people participated in the event.
The activity was officially opened by the Director of Non Contagious Disease on behalf of Minister of Health and the Director General of Social Service also attended on behalf of Minister of Social Affairs.
The aim of this event was to encourage the affected participants to lead an eventful and happy life despite their condition, and to make them realize that it was possible to be more independent and more confident in their daily life. In that perspective testimonies were given by two affected patient and Mr Khrisna Murti, a therapist, held a therapeutic session to help them build their confidence.
To end the Camping Activity on a joyful note, a Stroke contest was organized and the Global Awal Bros Hospital stroke association won.
INDONESIA - Stroke center, Bethesda Hospital, Yogyarta
The stroke center of the Bethesda Hospital is located in the province of Yogyakarta, in central Java.
The population of the province is of 3,5 million.
The Stroke Center provides: stroke unit services, rehabilitation services, and stroke education to the population of the province.
The Stroke Center publishes 500 copies of a specialized bulletin in stroke every trimester and also runs a website dedicated to stroke education.