For a life free from
Our vision is a world where people live free from the effects of stroke. This vision drives our global effort to improve stroke prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support.
Latest News & Webinars
The RES-Q platform has officially launched!25 Jan 2024
Learn more about ResQ's new website and platform.
Join the Future Stroke Leaders Success Journey – Cohort 3 Applications Open23 Jan 2024 Education Other News
Join us at World Stroke Congress 2024 in Abu Dhabi!
October 23-26 | Abu Dhabi, UAE
World Stroke Campaign
Our World Stroke Campaign works year round to raise visiblity and change public perceptions of stroke.
We work year round to drive awareness of stroke prevention, symptoms, treatments and to build understanding of the needs of stroke survivors around the world.
On World Stroke Day on Oct 29th we moblise the global community to do what they can to be #GreaterThan stroke.
Global Stroke Alliance 2023 Ministerial Meeting
Awareness and advocacy
WSO is a global voice for stroke professionals, patients and caregivers. Our advocacy goal is to ensure that stroke gets the level of policy attention and investment required to address this world-leading cause of disability and death.
World Stroke Academy
The World Stroke Academy is a core educational activity of World Stroke Organization and provides high-quality stroke education to healthcare professionals
WSO is committed to providing members with access to educational material and resources, aimed at improving stroke care and reducing the global burden of stroke. These materials are available in various forms icnluding webinars and other online resources, as well as teaching courses.
International Journal of Stroke
As WSO's flagship publication, IJS publishes high-quality research articles, reviews and clinical trial protocols from around the world. IJS is part of our work to build a global stroke research community.
The Future Stroke Leaders website together with the member log in area went live in February. Participants are currently actively engaging in the programme discussions through member log in area and Slack interface.
Roadmap to delivering quality stroke care
The Roadmap supports organisations to make and monitor progress in delivering quality stroke services. It is a companion piece to the WSO Global Stroke Services Guideline.Find out more
The Stroke Riskometer is a mobile app that helps you to calculate your risk of stroke and take action to reduce it.Find out more
This toolkit will help you to advocate effectively for priority improvements to stroke care.Download resource Find out more
World Stroke Academy
The World Stroke Academy is a core educational activity of the World Stroke Organization and provides high-quality stroke education to healthcare professionals.Find out more
Global Stroke Factsheet
This document provides an overview of the best available scientific evidence to give reliable and up to date data on stroke and its impact around the world.Download resource Find out more