The Stroke 120 campaign uses the medical emergency number in China to represent three steps to check for symptoms. Photo: Handout
The Stroke 120 campaign uses the medical emergency number in China to represent three steps to check for symptoms. Photo: Handout
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Shanghai campaign reduced delays in stroke patients getting to hospital, team says

  • After the Stroke 120 programme was launched in 2016, median delay time fell from 19 to six hours, according to study
  • It aims to educate the public on how to recognise a stroke and to call for an ambulance if there are symptoms

The Stroke 120 campaign uses the medical emergency number in China to represent three steps to check for symptoms. Photo: Handout
The Stroke 120 campaign uses the medical emergency number in China to represent three steps to check for symptoms. Photo: Handout
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