Stent for Life Egypt. Country Champion Prof.Mohamed Sobhy President of Egyptian Society of Cardiology Project Manager Dr.Ahmed El Shal. Geography & Population. Area = 1,002,000 km2 Nile = 6500 km , the longest in the world Red Sea coast = 995 km Mediterranean coast =1941 km
% of Population
Excluding Egyptians abroad
P.Widimsky et al. November 19, 2009. Reperfusion therapy for ST elevation acute myocardial infarction in Europe: description of the current situation in 30 countries. Eur. Heart.J.doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehp492
HomeCurrent situation : patient pathway
No clear mapping cath labs/population
Lack of knowledge and implementation of ESC guidelines
Mindset change : IC is also a discipline that needs to be available 24/7
clear protocol for EMS
Continue with training on ESC guidelines
Use local meetings /symposia/media to create awareness
Select projects that give “quick” results – communicate results
Organise local stakeholder meetings to get buy-in from start
Oct. –Nov. 2010
Declaration in Egypt
Hold on all projects
Revolution of 25th of January 2011 in Egypt delayed the start of Action Plan due to some social, administrative and political obstacles.
All details to be achieved over 3 quarters of the year instead of 4.
Working in all Network items in same time.
Start a media campaign in same time to gain
all positive effects from Egyptian revolution .
Unifying cost of pPCI
Regain our Action Plan
1- Registry and Questionnaire / Data base collection
3-Pilot center- Pilot Centers’ Inspection and Audit committee
Plan of Action in 2011 – Follow up