Stroke survivors push for change
It kills more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer – but why isn’t it a public health priority?
We’re talking about stroke – which in Australia affects one person every ten minutes.
It was declared a public health emergency more than 20 years ago – but a group of delegates who visited Canberra earlier this week are saying ‘nothing’s being done to stop it’.
Jake Morcom has more.
Neville Kerr – Stroke Survivor
Caleb Ferguson – Lecturer, Faculty of Health UTS
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