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  • WSO Newsletter August 2017

    Please click here to view the latest WSO Newsletter!
  • Apply for WSO Brief Clinical Exchange Programme!

    The WSO Brief Clinical Exchange Scholarships are designed to expose young stroke professionals from medical, nursing and allied health backgrounds to best practice clinical stroke care at international centers of excellence. Five scholarships are awarded annually with maximum reimbursement of US$2000 on presentation of receipts for travel and accommodation costs. The host institution would be expected to waive any observership fees. The duration of visit would generally be 1-2 weeks but could be longer. For detailed application requirements and evaluation standards, please see the application form HERE Completed application forms should be sent no later than 30 Sep 2017 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Roadmap for delivering Quality Stroke Care


WORLD STROKE ACADEMY
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.
WORLD STROKE CAMPAIGN
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.

11th WORLD STROKE CONGRESS
Montreal, Canada, October 17- 20, 2018
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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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE
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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ROAD MAP

Global Stroke Guidelines and Action Plan: A Road Map for Quality Stroke Care. Download here!

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Viral and parasitic pathogen burden and the association with stroke in a population-based cohort, Brad Pearce

Higher cumulative burden of viral and bacterial pathogens may increase the risk of stroke, but the contribution of parasitic infections in relation to cumulative pathogen burden and risk of stroke has rarely been examined. 

Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke  spoke to Dr Brad Pearce, Emory University, author of the article ‘Viral and parasitic pathogen burden and the association with stroke in a population-based cohort’. Their group aimed to estimate the association of multiple persistent viral and parasitic infections with stroke in a representative sample of adults in the United States. 

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