March 20, 2019
Wildland Firefighter Saved by VGH
With your help, we will change the way we treat and study brain and nervous system disorders.
The vision for the Vancouver Stroke Program at VGH is to build a dynamic, research-oriented & clinically skilled team who advance care and treatment for our patients.
With your support, we can increase the efficiency and accuracy of brain disease diagnoses.
A leading cause of death by 2020
Brain disease will overtake heart disease and cancer as the leading cause of death and disability in Canada
1 in 3 Canadians
are affected by brain disease/injury and nervous system dysfunction
Our initiatives are driven with the hopes to lead innovation in clinical care. Philanthropy will have a major role in helping achieve our milestones.
Enhancing quality and extending lifespan
for those affected with brain and nervous system disorders
Easing the burden
of brain disease on individuals, their families, the health care system and the economy