World Stroke Day

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The WORLD STROKE DAY was held on 29th October 2014. A special program with this regard was held at Health Education Bureau under the patronage of Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, Minister of Health.
The Global Stroke Bill of rights was launched on 29th at the World Stroke Day awareness program with the objective of ensuring the right to receive the best stroke care, right to be informed and prepared and the right to be supported in the recovery. Thus through the Global Stroke Bill of Rights stroke survivors get an opportunity to receive the best stroke care, be informed prepared and be supported in the recovery.
Dr. Palitha Mahipala Director General of Health Services, Dr. Udaya Ranavaka Chairman of National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka, Dr. Padma Gunarathna Former Chairman of National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka and Dr. (Mrs.) Neelamani Hewageegana Director Health Education Bureau participated in this occasion.