World Parkinson's Program announced to start Parkinson's Education Campaign in South Asian Countries, through the enhancement of education and other services .

Online PR News – 22-December-2014 – Toronto/Ontario – TORONTO (Canada). December 2, 2014. World Parkinson's Program announced to start Parkinson's Education Campaign in South Asian Countries including Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan etc. Parkinson's disease affects every race and is present in every part of the world. More than 6 million individual are struggling with this disabling neurological condition around the World. The mission of World Parkinson's Program is to improve the quality of life of patients with Parkinson's disease by enhancing education and providing other supportive services at a global level. Depending upon the need of patient education, World Parkinson's Program develops educational tools and resources for various communities around the world. Parkinson's disease is estimated to affect several million individuals in South Asian countries. Proper knowledge about Parkinson’s disease in patients and caregivers is the key to ensuring that patients can cope effectively and manage their day to day activities. A lack of awareness of the disease in patients can result in a lack of confidence, and increased confusion or anxiety, leading to a poor quality of life of Parkinson's patients.

Central theme of the World Parkinson's Program and the statement of its founder, Dr. Rana "Those who fight Parkinson's with knowledge always find solutions" has inspired many to learn and acquire knowledge about Parkinson's disease. Promoting education about Parkinson's disease is the primary goal of World Parkinson's Program, which is why a special programs in various languages including Bengali, Hindi and Urdu have been developed by the World Parkinson's Program. We provide educational brochures, handbooks, and CDs in different languages about various aspects of Parkinson's disease, free of charge, for patients and caregivers.

For details healthcare workers are requested to contact the World Parkinson's Program by email at
M. Abdullah
World Parkinson's Program