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World Stroke Congress



11th World Stroke Congress

17-20 October, 2018 - Montreal, Canada


10th World Stroke Congress

26-29 October, 2016 - Hyderabad, India

9th World Stroke Congress
October 22-25, 2014 - Istanbul, Turkey

8th World Stroke Congress
October 10-13, 2012 - Brasilia, Brazil

7th World Stroke Congress
October 13-16, 2010 – Seoul, Korea

6th World Stroke Congress
September 24-27, 2008 – Vienna, Austria

In the past: World Stroke Congresses were convened every 4 years. Congress sites during the past 15 years were Kyoto, Japan (1989), Washington, D.C., USA (1992), Munich, Germany (1996), Melbourne, Australia (2000), Vancouver, Canada (2004) and Austria (2008). The Joint World Congress on Stroke, co-organized with the Mediterranean Stroke Society and the Southern African Stroke Foundation, was held in Cape Town, South Africa, in October 2006.


Congresses and Conferences Co-Organized by WSO

WSO organized the 2nd Helsingborg Consensus Conference “European Stroke Strategies” (March 2006) in collaboration with WHO-Europe, the International Society of Internal Medicine (ISIM) and the European Stroke Council (ESC).


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Global Stroke Statistics

The Global Stroke Statistics paper is up to date data on incidence, mortality, and case-fatality for stroke are important for setting the agenda for prevention and healthcare. Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Tharshanah Thayabaranathan.


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