Canada 2017: World Parkinson’s Program

Delegate: World Parkinson’s Program

Affiliations: Founder

Activity:
World Parkinson’s Program celebrated World Sleep Day on Friday March 17, 2017 by sponsoring educational activities at the Parkinson’s Clinic of Eastern Toronto, Toronto, Canada with a slogan of Sleep soundly, nurture life. World Parkinson’s Program provided educational literature in 21 languages including English, French, Spanish, Arabic, German, Romanian, Greek, Italian, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Chinese, Turkish, Somali, Persian, among others. This literature was provided to the patients visiting the Parkinson’s Clinic of Eastern Toronto, Ellesmere Healthcare Center and Urgent Medical Clinic. The literature included the awareness of sleep problems, Restless Legs Syndrome and strategies to improve sleep. Patients were also educated by the staff of medical center and Parkinson’s Clinic of Eastern Toronto about common sleep problems. Participants found this activities very informational.

Location: World Parkinson’s Program, 1-2060 Ellesmere Rd,Toronto, ON, Canada

Date: March 17, 2017

Submitted by: Dr. Abdul Qayyum Rana, MD, FRCPC, FRCP (HON)

Short Bio: World Parkinson’s Program is a Canadian based global charitable organization which provides medications, walking aids, educational literature about various aspects of Parkinson’s disease in more than 20 languages and other supportive services to improve every day lives of those living with Parkinson’s disease around the world. World Parkinson’s Program is unique in providing these healthcare supplies which are daily needs of every person affected with Parkinson’s disease in any part of the world. World Parkinson’s Program was founded by a senior Canadian neurologist Dr.Abdul Qayyum Rana in 2008 and has more than 75 chapters around the world. For details please visit, www.pdprogram.org