As a result of the EuroPCR 2020 cancellation due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, the Stent – Save a Life! global initiative hosted its annual event a few weeks later than usual, on July 3rd, albeit in a virtual and shorter format.
Over the last few weeks, the same alarming message has been echoing all around the world as the coronavirus outbreak has been spreading relentlessly across the continents: “Where have the cardiac patients gone?”
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Stent-Save a Life! and some renowned African scientific societies recently echoed this African proverb by uniting their efforts to hold collaborative sessions with the objective to tackle the problem of regional challenges of reperfusion.
Myanmar had already seized, a few years earlier, the importance of improving the medical approach for AMI patients. The results of the study conducted for the 2 years following the Mandalay General Hospital programme are now available and speak for themselves.
The Stent – Save a Life! global initiative aims to improve the delivery of care and patient access to the life saving indications of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI), thereby reducing mortality and morbidity in patients suffering from acute coronary syndromes (ACS).
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