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ICD 11 comes into force, with stroke reclassified as a neurological disorder

The International Classification of Diseases 11 (ICD 11) has come into effect on 1 January 2022. Among major changes in this new classifications, stroke has been moved from circulatory system diseases back to neurological disorders. The ICD is maintained by WHO and distributed in countries across the globe. An ICD read more

ICD 11 comes into force, with stroke reclassified as a neurological disorder2022-01-24T13:37:38+00:00

OneNeurology European Summit – 17.12.21

Watch the recorded event The OneNeurology European Summit, organised under the auspices of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2021, and the OneNeurology Partnership, will advance the ambition to build a European Health Union in which we address key common EU health challenges together, in a more coordinated read more

OneNeurology European Summit – 17.12.212021-12-23T10:54:27+00:00

The role of neurorehabilitation in the care of those living with neurological disorders

The care of patients with neurological disorders is not complete until the patient’s functional ability in all aspects of life has been addressed. Promoting FUNCTION is the major goal of rehabilitation. This includes optimal functioning in the home, community, at work and in social settings. These important aspects of life are read more

The role of neurorehabilitation in the care of those living with neurological disorders2021-09-16T17:17:53+01:00

Rethinking treatment and innovation in neurology

The complexity of the brain has long hindered attempts to fully understand it— knowledge that is fundamental in the search for cures for brain disorders. These challenges are reflected by the continuously growing burden brain disorders impose on health care systems, economies and, most importantly, the people affected by them, read more

Rethinking treatment and innovation in neurology2021-09-16T16:43:15+01:00

OneNeurology Virtual Roundtable – 12.11.21

Read the event report The Global Action Plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders is a unique opportunity to build a multi-stakeholder, integrated response to neurology across the life course and within healthcare systems. What do we mean by 'an integrated response to neurology across the life course and within healthcare systems'? read more

OneNeurology Virtual Roundtable – 12.11.212022-01-13T12:02:05+00:00

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

Integrating neurological disorders and brain health into global NCD agendas

Neurology is one of the main medical specialities. Neurological disorders, of which there are over 400, exert a huge burden on our societies. Yet, until recently, neurological disorders have not been identified as a distinct disease group with overarching characteristics, similar to the collective approach taken to diseases like cancers. read more

Integrating neurological disorders and brain health into global NCD agendas2022-01-20T15:07:38+00:00

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
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