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WHO WE ARE

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We are an active listening and learning stroke support organisation enabling stroke survivors and their carers to do extraordinary things.

WHAT WE DO

Our Vision is to adopt 'Holistic' approaches to the care and management of strokes and stroke risk factors. Our Mission is to provide services to reduce the incidence, complications and the burden of strokes.

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OUR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

FROM RIGHT TO LEFT: Nn'emeka Maduegbuna (Communications, PR and Marketing Director); Rita Melifonwu (Founder and CEO); Dr Biodun Ogungbo (Clinical Director); Dr John Mba (Clinical Director); Mr Arthur Okolonji (Operations Director)

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HONORARY ADVISER

IKENNA ONWUEKWE, Associate Professor and Consultant Neurologist at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria

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OUR STROKE CHAMPIONS AND STROKE AMBASSADORS

Our Stroke Champions are committed to supporting the Vision and Mission of Stroke Action Nigeria. An example is His Majesty Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe the Obi of Onitsha who donated the building for our first 'Life After Stroke Centre' in Nigeria which is based in Onitsha, Anambra State. We also recruit, develop and support stroke survivors, carers of stroke survivors, health and social care professionals and individuals interested in stroke care as Volunteers. Following a period of preparation and evidence of committed advocacy, Volunteers are awarded the role of a 'STROKE AMBASSADOR'. A certificate of recognition for individual achievement is presented annually on World Stroke Day during our stakeholder conference the Stroke Assembly.