By Charles Wompiah,Health Advocacy Campaigner.
Yes,you can choose to live longer.
A Neurologist at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr. Fred Stephen Sarfo, has called on government to make the fight against stroke and other non-communicable diseases an urgent priority.
He said more should be done to efficiently manage stroke cases and save many from dying from the disease.
The referral facility,in 2017, saw in excess of 800 cases.
Dr. Sarfo, speaking at a public education forum held to mark this year’s world stroke day, indicated that, 40 per cent of patients in the country end up dying, with another 30 per cent returning home with paralysis.(From Citi FM)
The concept that modern killer diseases are lifestyle-related and therefore potentially preventable and reversible is the MOST IMPORTANT MEDICAL DISCOVERY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. (By Denis Burkitt, MD, England. He is the discoverer of Burkitt’s lymphoma.
When it comes to lifestyle-related modern killer diseases we need to recognize that our health depends NOT SO MUCH ON TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN MEDICINE OR ON PILLS AND PROCEDURES, but on lifestyle CHOICES, our physiological inheritance and our physical environment.
i want to start a campaign for us to make healthy choices and live longer.
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