SVIN Members in the Media and Society News
Qasim Bashir, MD
Stroke Awareness Campaign in a Developing Country
Pakistan is decades behind the developed world, when it comes to Acute Stroke Therapies including intravenous thrombolysis. After assuming the role of President Pakistan Stroke Society, an aggressive campaign is being carried out after taking into confidence major stake holders-Neurologists across the country. Apart from convincing Neurologists to take leading treating role, socioeconomic hurdles are being addressed to address stroke epidemic.