India launches stroke registry to combat “epidemic”

India has launched a stroke registry to collect data relating to cases of stroke from institutions and individual specialists across the country, to try to explain the high national incidence of stroke.

The registry is being run by the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bangalore, where staff members have started the process of collating data on stroke patients from institutions and individual specialists who have registered with the programme.

Read the article by Dr. Soumyadeep B at the British Medical Journal

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