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Anyone can suffer a stroke regardless of their age, sex, or cultural background! While an obvious barrier to Stroke Smart training among immigrant populations is limited English proficiency, meaningful cultural barriers also exist. The terrific news is that both can be surmounted, especially through Stroke Smart Advocacy Groups. 

Our magnets and wallet cards--funded by the Virginia Department of Health--are available in English and Spanish but can be translated into any language. Contact us and we will forward you the artwork. You provided the translation, send the files back to us and we will have them printed for you.

Beyond that, several stroke memory retention aids (that are not provided on durable material and don't, however, capture 30% of the signs of stroke and are therefore not ideal) already exist. Posters may be obtained here in Amharic, here in Khmer (Cambodia), here in Somali, here in Tigrigna, here in Vietnamese. Cards may be obtained here in Amharic, here in Khmer (Cambodia), here in Somali, here in Tigrigna, here in Vietnamese, and here in Traditional Chinese.  

Lastly, consider this amazing intervention and classic function of Stroke Smart advocacy group members, to surmount cultural barrier and make a documented, meaningful improvement in stroke care to a Middle Eastern community

Community Education Targeting a Middle East Population Improves
Recognition of Stroke Signs and Onset to Door Times

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