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Episode 9: Ten minutes with Christopher Agbega

Join us in our 9th episode as Sam Pauly is joined by Christopher Agbega from Ghana. Christopher lives with Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy, and is an advocate and peer trainer for the Ghana NCD Alliance and a projects officer of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations. We discuss what it's like living read more

Episode 9: Ten minutes with Christopher Agbega2021-07-22T12:33:31+01:00

Can we prevent neurological disorders?

The two most common neurological disorders, stroke and dementia are preventable to different degrees and most others can be made less likely or less severe through the promotion of brain health. Neurological disorders have become the leading cause of disability adjusted life years (DALY’s) a joint measure of premature death read more

Can we prevent neurological disorders?2021-07-19T16:30:57+01:00

Preventing the preventable to improve life for all

Prof Valery Feigin, Global Policy Committee, World Stroke Organization highlights the importance of action on stroke prevention to secure health for all. Stroke is the major contributor to deaths from neurological disorders globally. Based on current data 1 in 4 individuals over the age of 25 will have a stroke read more

Preventing the preventable to improve life for all2021-07-13T13:47:57+01:00

Equitable access to care for those living with neurological disorders worldwide

There is unequal access to disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis. Cost and affordability can be major drivers for narrowing health inequities for people within and between countries. Improving access to treatment requires for-profit and non-profit organisations to have more open conversations to create fairer societies. Equity is a moral principle, read more

Equitable access to care for those living with neurological disorders worldwide2021-07-26T11:53:16+01:00

A personal lesson for the new Global Action Plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders

In this very personal account, Vinny Smith, CEO of the Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) and Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (CoMO) shares a key lesson to take from the process of developing the recently agreed global roadmap for meningitis. The lesson is simple – always think about real people and their read more

A personal lesson for the new Global Action Plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders2021-07-19T14:11:29+01:00

OneNeurology Global Advocacy Workshop – 29.06.21

If you missed the Global Advocacy Workshop you can watch the recording above and download the meeting report here. Policy momentum is building-up with the development by the WHO Brain Health Unit of the Global Action Plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders [GAP], to be adopted by the read more

OneNeurology Global Advocacy Workshop – 29.06.212021-07-22T12:50:04+01:00
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