Stroke prevention and life after stroke, during the pandemic

 stroke prevention and life after stroke during the pandemic

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AGENDA

 

Moderator: Daniela Quaggia, Active Citizenship Network

11:00 – 11:10 Opening remarks

  • Mariano Votta, Responsible for EU Affairs – Cittadinanzattiva / Director Active Citizenship Network

11:10 – 12:00 Stroke prevention and life after stroke, scientific overview:

Definition and types of stroke; epidemiology; risk factors and prevention; symptoms; how should we act in case of stroke; short and long term effects of stroke; rehabilitation; fake news about stroke; Covid-19, vaccines and stroke

  • Marco Vatri, General Practitioner and resident in geriatrics

 

Q&A

12:00 – 12:15 Psychosocial aspects in stroke

  • Edward Callus, President of ECHDO (European Association of Congenital Heart Disease)

12:15 – 12:35 Advocacy activities at EU level:

The Economic Impact of Stroke- European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health -Stroke Action Plan for Europe

  • Arlene Wilkie, Director-General at SAFE (Stroke Alliance for Europe)

12:35 – 12:45 Digital health solutions: a project on post-stroke pain management

12:45-13:00 Q&A and Closing remarks

  • Mariano Votta, Responsible for EU Affairs – Cittadinanzattiva / Director Active Citizenship Network

 

Read the minutes about the event here

Read more about the panelists here

 

 

The event has been realizedin in the framework of the project EU PAGs & citizens together in the fight against stroke thanks to the unconditional support of BMS-Pfizer Alliance

 

The commitment of Cittadinanzattiva-Active Citizenship Network in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (EN – IT)

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(page updated on November 2021)

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