Estimated Number of Parkinson's Patients Globally ~ 10,000,000.00

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MILLIONS OF PARKINSON'S PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM POVERTY AROUND THE WORLD

  • Cannot afford to buy their medications;
  • Cannot afford to purchase a cane, walker, or a wheelchair;
  • Cannot obtain educational literature about Parkinson’s in their language; and
  • Are not able to afford consulting a neurologist and remain undiagnosed and untreated.

OUR UNIQUE SERVICES FOR PARKINSON'S PATIENTS

Providing Parkinson's medications to those patients who can't afford to buy them, Providing canes, walkers & wheelchairs to prevent falls, Parkinson's educational brochures in 15 languages, Free electronic educational newsletter, Free Parkinson's clinics, Chapters of World Parkinson's Program & Parkinson's Education Clubs in various parts of the world.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers by education and providing other supportive services

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NEWS & EVENTS

World Parkinson’s Program Brampton Seminar

[ CANADA ] - February 25

World Parkinson’s Program held a Parkinson’s seminar in Brampton, Ontario on February 25 with a Q& A session to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease. A large number of caregivers to Parkinson’s patients, healthcare professionals, Parkinson’s patients and members of general public attended the seminar. The seminar was held at the Richard-Gibson Community Center in Brampton, Ontario. MP Ruby Sahota, MPP Jagmeet Singh, Canadian Actress Ordena Stephen-Thompson attended the seminar. Dr.Rana, a renowned Parkinson’s expert delivered a lecture on Parkinson’s disease and its complications. He spent a significant amount of time answering questions of participants about Parkinson’s disease. Ordena Stephen-Thompson who is also a carpenter to Parkinson’s patients shared with people her experiences in taking care of Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Nadeem Hussain, the president of World Parkinson’s Program gave a welcome speech highlighting why education about Parkinson’s disease is necessary. MP Ruby Sahota also spoke on how important is to educate the members of various communities in Canada about a disease like Parkinson’s, the number of which double by 2031. Mr. Razakazee, the executive director of World Parkinson’s Program discussed how World Parkinson’s Program is different than other Parkinson’s organizations which are focussed mainly on research. World Parkinson’s Program aims on providing daily treatment related necessities to Parkinson’s patients around the world. He said indeed, World Parkinson’s Program is the only organization which provides medications, walking aids and educational literature in more than 20 languages.

The seminar was well perceived by Brampton Community.

World Parkinson’s Program Memorial of Muhammad Ali– November 5, 2016

November 5, 2016

World Parkinson’s Program held a memorial seminar in Toronto to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali, the world renowned boxer and the most famous Parkinson’s patient. This event was held on Saturday, November 5 from 1:30 – 3:30 PM at the Bendale Library hall, located at 1515 Danforth Road, in Scarborough, Toronto. John Baumann, a motivational speaker from Florida gave motivational message via web link in this event. A large number of Parkinson’s patients, caregivers and other members of Parkinson’s and healthcare community attended this event. This seminar not only helped to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease, but also provided motivation to Parkinson’s patients to fight the disease with the same courage as Muhammad Ali. Dr.Rana, a renowned Parkinson’s expert delivered a lecture on Parkinson’s disease and its complications in particular constipation. He also answered questions of participants about Parkinson’s disease in Q & A session. Various caregivers shared with people their experiences in taking care of Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Armand Gilks, the chair of World Parkinson’s Program gave a welcome speech to participants. He also spoke how important is to educate Canadians about Parkinson’s. Mr Shabbir Razakazee, the executive director of World Parkinson’s Program discussed how World Parkinson’s Program is different than other Parkinson’s organizations which are focussed mainly on research. World Parkinson’s Program is the only organization which provides medications, walking aids and educational literature in more than 20 languages.

World Parkinson’s Program Gala Dinner April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016

World Parkinson's Program's held a very successful event of Parkinson’s GALA DINNER on Friday, April 29, at the Estate Banquet Hall, in Toronto, This event was attended by more than 300 people including patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. John Baumann, a motivational speaker from Florida delivered an inspiring speech to participants and emphasized how keeping a positive attitude, exercise and complying with treatment can help in managing Parkinson’s’ disease. Dr.A.T.Ghouse associate Professor from McMaster University, Hamilton gave a lecture on various symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and treatment strategies. Shaun Chen, Toronto MP applauded efforts of World Parkinson’s Program in enhancing education, delivering treatment and literature in many languages to people around the world. Mr.Shabbir Razakazee, the executive director of World Parkinson’s Program said World Parkinson’s Program is reflective of true spirit of Canadians who care about other humans suffering with this illness around the world. The Gala Dinner was a very successful event in bringing Parkinson’s community together.

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Educational Material

Parkinson's educational brochures in over 15 languages used in more than 50 countries.

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Free Medication

Providing medications free of charge to
patients who can't afford it.

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Free Walkers and Canes

Providing walkers, canes and wheelchairs to those patients who cannot afford.

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Disparity, Poverty & Lack of Education

Parkinson’s disease affects all races, thus effective educational and supportive programs are need of every community, each country, and in various languages.

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Suffering in Silence

Some patients belonging to certain minorities may not have access to educational literature about Parkinson’s disease in their native language. Thus due to lack of eduation they are not able to learn sufficiently about Parkinson’s disease.

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Unfortunate Reality

It can hit anybody anytime - It is a daily struggle experienced by more than 6 million individuals around the world. About 100,000 Canadians and more than 1 million American people are affected with this disabling condition. Although most people affected are over the age of 55 years, it can also occur in young individuals as well.

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