Saint Louis University

The Epidemiological Situation of Strokes in Kyrgyzstan

Wednesday, April 10
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Busch Student Center 253C

Speaker:  Lutsenko Inna, MD, Assistant Professor, Neurologist
JFDP fellow
Visitng scholar
Department of Epidemiology
School of Public Health, Saint Louis University

This presentation covers all issues of the epidemiological situation with acute disturbances of brain blood circulation in Kyrgyz Republic. It is known that the mortality rate for strokes in Kyrgyzstan is the highest in the world. Topics discussed in the presentation include the most significant factors for strokes, stroke development in both capital/urban and remote areas of Kyrgyzstan, ways of disease prevention, and the National Program of Stroke Prevention in Kyrgyz Republic. This presentation also utilizes diagrams and statistical data. Following the presentation will be a discussion with involvement of students about ways to find an approach to help improve the epidemiological situation in Kyrgyzstan. "Memorandum of Understanding" will also be a part of this discussion.

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