Neurology

Advanced stroke treatment in Southeast Asia

Whenever stroke occurs, time is brain. Read about where to find help in the vastness of the Mekong Delta.

4min
Justus Krüger
Published on October 27, 2021

Stroke is a common occurrence everywhere and is among the most frequent causes of death and disability worldwide. Yet, in many parts of the world advanced treatment is hard or even impossible to come by. An expert from Stroke International Services (SIS) General Hospital in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is developing ways to optimize clinical operations and expand expertise.

Matching European and U.S. standards


Cuong Tran Chi, MD, Director of Stroke International Services General Hospital, Can Tho city, Vietnam

A training center for the whole region

Facts and figures about Stroke International Services General Hospital

Creating a stroke network


By Justus Krüger
Based in Hong Kong, independent journalist Justus Krueger is a frequent contributor to Stern, Berliner Zeitung, Spiegel, NZZ, and many other publications. His experience as writer extends to business, society, health, and technology.