World Stroke Day 2019 was held in Kisumu County where we brought global attention to the urgent need for us all to take action on stroke prevention. One in four of us is at risk of stroke in our lifetime, but most strokes can be prevented by taking a few simple steps. #DontBeTheOne
Stroke Survivor Rehabilitation
Stroke Awareness Creation Campaign
A stroke occurs when blood supply to a part of the brain is disrupted, causing brain cells to die. Compromised blood flow to the brain can be due to lack of oxygen, blockage of blood flow, or rupture of an artery to the brain.
Emily Tanui Korir easily fits the description of a walking miracle and it would be difficult for anyone to believe that just three years ago she suffered a massive stroke that almost killed her. The 41-year-old PhD holder’s life took a new course in 2012.
Dr Evans Nyambega is a pharmacist by profession. He is a stroke survivor as well as a founder and chairman of the Stroke Association of Kenya. Dr Nyambega is a stroke advocate in Kenya and is passionate about stroke prevention and the plight of stroke survivors.
My friends from all over the world, this is my story. I was a high school teacher before the stroke. I was a teacher at Light Academy – a well […]
I thank God for surviving stroke attack in 2010, making me a six-year-old survivor to-date and ironically seeing the episode as something that happened yesterday! Actually, the whole thing is […]
A Stroke is a result of a sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen, caused by blockage of blood flow or rupture of an artery to the […]