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For a life free from

stroke

Our vision is a world where people live free from the effects stroke. This vision drives our global effort to improve stroke prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support.

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Stroke Support Organizations

We have a growing network of patient stroke support organization members that globally drive better outcomes in stroke prevention, treatment and long term care.

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Find support in your region

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Stroke support blogs

The global stroke support organisation network raises awareness of stroke, provides stroke services, engages in research and campaigns for improvements in stroke treatment and care. Our blog series highlights the impact of this work from around the world.

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Resources

Resources

We have a number of resources to support patient stroke support organizations. 

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Stroke Connector

Stroke Connector is our online hub focused on advocacy and stroke support. In 2022 we have introduced the patient education repository to the platform where you can find links to patient education materials from our members around the world.

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Stroke Connector

Global Stroke Support Organization Mapping

In 2021 we published a mapping report of all stroke support organizations known to us globally. 92 organizations from 58 countries told us about the work they are doing and the challenges they are facing.

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Global Stroke Support Organization Mapping

Become a Member

WSO membership connects you to a global network of people who are committed to and support each other to improve stroke prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support.

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Our partners and sponsors

Achieving our vision of a life free from stroke is a task that WSO cannot achieve alone. We are committed to building our partnerships at the global, regional and national level to scale up and deliver improvements in prevention, treatment and support to reduce the burden of stroke.

Medtronic Platinum Plus
Boehringer Ingelheim Platinum Plus
BMS Pfizer Gold
Allm Bronze
AstraZeneca Gold
Novartis Bronze