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The Rahbar app consists of forty-two educational videos for stroke survivors and their caregivers. The app aims to enable caregivers to provide improved care to stroke patients at home in areas where there is a dearth of doctors and nurses and to prepare them for emergencies. The educational videos contain information that cover topics like what a stroke is; rehabilitation skills; safe swallowing and language; understanding the purpose of medications and how they function; and prevention of further stroke through adoption of lifestyle changes.

The application offers user-friendly design with robust functionality that equips stroke patients and their caregivers with a powerful tool to address day-to-day complications. The application was developed as a result of a successful pilot study, Movies4Stroke, which was carried out through evidence-based research and clinical testing at AKU. Rahbar is the first mobile solution prescribed to patients at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi. It is currently included as part of the Mind and Brain service line and aims to reduce the number of re-admissions and avoidable deaths due to aspiration pneumonia.