To work towards the development of a comprehensive and optimalStroke service in Sri Lanka
In early 2001, a group of Medical Specialists with some prominent people from the corporate sector
The NSASL is an organization bringing together both medical and non medical persons interested in improving stroke care in Sri Lanka. We wish to be a source of information to the general public and patients in particular.
Since its inception in 2000, the NSASL has grown by way of its membership and activities. The NSASL has several ongoing training programmes aimed at patients and carers of stroke patients as well as periodic health camps.
Our newsletter with important stroke related facts is distributed free of charge to its membership.
I wish to thank our membership for electing me as the 8th President of the National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka (NSASL). I welcome you to our web site which gives you brief out line of our history, past and future activities, how to get involved and what you need to know about stroke.
Stroke is a major cause of disability and death and is the commonest cause of permanent disability worldwide. The National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka (NSASL) has brought together both medical and non-medical persons interested in improving stroke care in Sri Lanka.
Public awareness programme at Colombo Distract and Divisional Secretariat
CPD programme & Training programme
Public awareness programme on stroke at Bank of Ceylon
Training programme on stroke care for private sector nurses