Parallel Activities

SSO Meeting

Stroke: a severe and unknown disease which has prevention, treatment and rehabilitation

August 02nd 2018, Gramado, RS, Brazil
Target Audience: lay people, patients and stroke support organization members (80 people)
Local: Hotel Serrano, Gramado, RS

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Coordinator: Carla Moro, Joinville, Brazil 

13:30-14:30 -What is stroke and what can be done?
What is a stroke – Gustavo Weiss, Porto Alegre

13:45 Who is affected – Andrea Almeida, Porto Alegre
14:00 Prevention – Letícia Januzzi, Maceió
14:15 Treatment – Fabiano Ruoso, Gramado

14:30-15:00 – Know your risk of having a stroke – tutorial to download and to use the Stroke Riskometer – Leonardo Carbonera, Porto Alegre

15:00 – 15:30 – Patients Stories (Porto Alegre, Brasília)

15:30 – 16:00 – How to create a stroke support organization and the rights of patients after stroke – Associação Brasil AVC (Carla Moro, SSO Joinville/SC/Brazil)

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 16:45 Lecture: The WSO Social Commitment and the WSO Bill of Rights (English) – Michael Brainin (simultaneous translation)

16:45 – 17:00 Lecture: The Burden of Stroke in Latin America and the AHA/ASA LATAM Actions (English) – Salvador Cruz (simultaneous translation)

17:00-18:00 – The SSOs experiences
– Amor Vida e Cuidado: Taking care of the caregiver (Porto Alegre/RS/Brazil)
– AMAVC (Lagoa Santa/MG/Brazil)
– Ação AVC (Maceió/AL/Brazil)
– AAVCC (Cuiabá/MT/Brazil)
– CEIR (Teresina/PI/Brazil)

18:10 – Questions and Closing words

Distribution of the World Stroke Campaign material for lay people and patients


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