Taiwan

Taiwan Stroke Association

10/26/2013
 
In concordance with World Stroke Day 2013, Taiwan follows the rest of the world by hosting the “Because I care,” campaign. This year’s campaign is a joint collaboration by the Taiwan stroke association, together with Public Health Department of Taipei City Government as well as Patient Support Groups of Stroke. The key objective for this campaign is to convey the message and raise awareness that Stroke is preventable and treatable. This year’s campaign took place took place successfully at the campus of Cheng Hsin General Hospital in Taipei on 26th October. The local theme of, “stand up and walk out” together with global theme of, “Because I care” was implanted in the campaign. More than 300 people attended the parade from Ming-De MRT station to Cheng Hsin General Hospital, and about 1000 people attended the activity of stroke education program. The activity of video is available on the http://jsjart.synology.me:5000/fbsharing/5Jn14ivp
 
Contact Details:
Taiwan Stroke Association
Prof. Giia-Sheun Peng
Dr. Jiu-Haw Yin
6F, Medical building, No.325, Sec. 2, Chenggong Rd., Neihu Dist., Taipei City 114, Taiwan (R.O.C.), Taipei
114
Taiwan
Work Phone: 886-2-87928692
Fax: 886-2-87928692
E-mail Address: ch9135@gmail.com
Website: www.strokecare.org.tw

Taiwan Stroke Association

10/26/2013

In concordance with World Stroke Day 2013, Taiwan follows the rest of the world by hosting the “Because I care,” campaign. This year’s campaign is a joint collaboration by the local medical society, together with Public Health Department of Taipei City Government as well as Patient Support Group of Strokes. The key objective for this campaign is to convey the message and raise awareness that Stroke is preventable and treatable. This year’s campaign will take place on 26th October in Taiwan and the event will take place at the campus of Cheng Hsin General Hospital in Taipei. The activity will be held including carnival parade, garden party, and stroke education program. The local theme of, “stand up and go out” together with global theme of, “Because I care” will be implanted in the carnival parade. As the beginning ceremony, participants from stroke patients, stroke patient support groups, the team of Taiwan Stroke Association, and students of nursing school will walk from Ming-De MRT station to Cheng Hsin General Hospital. Samba drums corps from Ming-De elementary school will be the guide team of parade. The garden party is consists of participants from stroke patient support group, the team of Taiwan Stroke Association, pharmaceutical and medical device company associated with stroke treatment/management. Via specially designed devices, participants get to experience how daily life is like for stroke patients. Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (SPAF) will also be demonstrated via design of games for participants to experience. Programs are arranged to run throughout the day and the Minister of ministry of health and welfare is invited to participate for this year’s World Stroke Day campaign. Programs include demonstration of safe aids for stroke patient. Exercise routine which will require everyone’s participation. Stroke survivor whom used to be a practicing doctor is invited to share his real life experience for battling with stroke. Erhu music band, Taijiquan and dance performances are all part of the program through the day. Stroke prevention handbook which contains information on stroke, risk factors and nutrition will be distributed to all participants. We anticipate great participation for this upcoming event.

Contact Details:
Taiwan Stroke Association
Prof. Giia-Sheun Peng
Dr. Jiu-Haw Yin
6F, Medical building, No.325, Sec. 2, Chenggong Rd., Neihu Dist., Taipei
114
Taiwan
Work Phone: 886-2-87928692
Fax: 886-2-87928692
E-mail Address: ch9135@gmail.com
Website: www.strokecare.org.tw

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