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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 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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Toolkits for SSOs

Toolkits for SSOs

We have toolkits to support organizational development, advocacy and implementation of the Global Stroke Bill of Rights. 

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Stroke support organization global network

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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Stroke support organization global network

Stroke support blogs

Stroke support organizations raise awareness of stroke, provide stroke services, and engage in research and campaigns for improvements in stroke treatment and care. Each month we feature a blog that highlights the impact of this work from around the world.

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Stroke support blogs

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.

Boehringer Ingelheim Platinum Plus
BMS Pfizer Silver
Medtronic Platinum Plus
IPSEN Silver
Danone Nutricia Bronze
Bayer Bronze
Moleac Bronze
Brainomix Corporate Supporters
Novo Nordisk Bronze Bronze
Philips Silver
DiaMedica Corporate Supporters
Siemens Bronze