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  • SAVE THE DATE-General Assembly

    SAVE THE DATE - General Assembly   Dear WSO Member,  The General Assembly will take place on Wednesday, October 26 from 1pm to 2pm in Hyderabad, India during the World Stroke Congress 2016.  Please save the date and we look forward to seeing you in Hyderabad! Best regards, WSO Administrative Office  
  • Results of WSO Board Election 2016

    We are very pleased to announce the results of the WSO Board Election 2016, please click here to view the list of the newly elected WSO Board members. 
  • The Mexico Declaration

    The Mexico Declaration  Improving Circulatory Health for All People                                                                                                                  The Mexico Declaration for Circulatory Health brings together global health organisations committed to improving circulatory health and reducing deaths and disability from heart disease and strokes around the world. Those diseases presently represent the biggest health burden world-wide, accounting for over 17 million deaths every year. We are united around existing global strategies and targets to reduce the burden of heart disease and strokes. We are committed to achieving the World Health Organization (WHO) “25 by 25” non-communicable disease (NCD) targets, and the United Nation’s NCD-related Sustainable Development Goals, based on known, effective and affordable interventions for secondary prevention, primary prevention and primordial prevention in populations. As heart disease and strokes make up half of all NCD deaths, our efforts through working together as the international cardiovascular community are central to more  
  • World Stroke Organization and Medtronic Collaborate to Increase Stroke Awareness

    The World Stroke Organization (WSO) announced a global partnership with Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) to increase stroke awareness through several initiatives. The two organizations will work together to educate, raise awareness and support effective management of patients who have strokes The partnership, announced at the 2016 Annual Scientific Session of the Chinese Stroke Association (CSA) and Tiantan International Stroke Conference (TISC) in Beijing, will focus on continued growth of stroke awareness through the Stroke is Treatable World Stroke Day campaign; implementation of the WSO’s new global stroke services guidelines: The Roadmap to Delivering Quality Stroke Care; and, supporting WSO’s global clinical educational programs including the World Stroke Academy and teaching courses.  Read more

wso play The World Stroke Academy (WSA) is a elearning portal for the World Stroke Organization (WSO). it provides stroke information on a dynamic, and award-winning online, elearning platform for healthcare professionals with an aim to alleviate the global burden of stroke through the education of stroke practitioners worldwide.
WSC-One-Voice-Logo resizedThe theme for World Stroke Day 2016 is Face the Facts: Stroke is Treatable with the tagline of: Lives can improve with better awareness, access, and action. Stroke can happen to anyone at any age. World Stroke Day 2016 recognizes that although stroke is a complex medical issue, there are ways to significantly reduce its impact.

Hyderabad thumnail Hyderabad, India, October 26- 29, 2016
Through its biennial congresses, the World Stroke Organization (WSO) strives to offer participants opportunities to refine their skills and knowledge in the field of stroke, as well as providing excellent networking opportunities and strengthening scientific collaborations to improve the care of stroke victims throughout the world.
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The International Journal of Stroke (IJS) is the flagship publication of the World Stroke Organization (WSO) and publishes high quality research articles, reviews and clinical trial protocols from around the world. IJS is dedicated to building a global stroke community, making it a global voice for stroke research and an excellent platform for sharing international stroke research.
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Face the Facts: Stroke is Treatable is the theme for World Stroke Day on October 29th.


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