Osteoporosis and Stroke Awareness

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On 19th July 2011, Chinese Health Information Centre (CHIC) was invited to deliver two health promotion talks involving Osteoporosis and Stroke Awareness to the members of the International Chinese Buddhist Society during the ‘The Birth of the Goddess of Mercy’ celebration. Shirley He, the Nurse Operational Manager delivered the talk in Cantonese. She explained the sign of symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of osteoporosis and stroke. Regular exercise, balanced diet was promoted. She also explained the importance signs of stroke including, observing the face if a person can smile, lifting the arms, if a person is suspected to have a stroke, do not waste time, call 999 immediately. The health talk attracted 41 people.

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