Saturday, November 22, 2008

Ten Percent Of The Colombo Population Prevelent For Stroke


According to the Recently Carried out Survey in the Colombo District it was reveled that Around 10 Percent of the District population (10 out of 1000 people) are prevalent of having A stroke during their life Acting president of the National Stroke Association Professor Saman Gunathilaka said yesterday (21).There are No National Survey Done in this Regard but it is believe that there are large number of People who are suffering from stroke he added.Diabetese,High Blood pressure,Heart Attacks,Heavy Drinking and Smoking pave the way for Stroke and in sri lanka There are only Two Stroke Rehabilitation Centers one at Colombo National Hospital and Other at Kurunagala Hospital to look after these patients according to The Professor Gunathilaka.
Blocking a Blood Vessel or Blood Flow to the Brain Caused the Stroke he stressed.He Reveled this At a Press Briefing held in Colombo regarding a International Stroke Meeting held during the ongoing Annual Academic Sessions of the Collage Of Neuro Surgeons.Professor Graham Venables the President of the International Stroke Federation said that Organizing the Care given to the Stroke Patients is important when treating the disease

First Passenger Boat Service In Beira Lake Had Been Inaugurated This Morning (22)

The first Passenger Boat Service in Beira Lake ,Colombo to provide a solution for the heavy traffic congestion in Colombo had been inaugu...