Be part of a committed stroke community
With over 3,500 individual members and 100 society members from 95 countries, being part of WSO connects you to the world’s largest global community of physicians, healthcare professionals, scientific societies, and stroke support organisations.
As a WSO member you are part of a diverse but united community, all equally committed to tackling key challenges in stroke care. You can connect with other members, contribute to WSO programmes, use WSO campaign materials to change public attitudes and policy in your country, strategize and foster mutual support with local, regional, and international partners to accelerate progress on issues that matter most to stroke survivors and professionals. As a WSO member you can contribute your skills and strengthen your leadership profile through participation in committees, project task forces and standing for election to the WSO Board.
Speak with one voice for stroke
As the only international organization focused solely on stroke, WSO is uniquely positioned to inform the global policy agenda and to support the improvement of stroke treatment and care. Our close work with the NCD Alliance, partnership with the World Health Organization, and consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) ensure that the voices, experience and expertise of those living and working with stroke inform decision- making at the highest level. As a WSO member, you can contribute to global consultations, advocacy activities and awareness campaigns that amplify the voices of stroke patients and professionals on an international stage.
Access resources and support to improve stroke care
As a member you have exclusive full access to WSO resources developed by stroke experts across the world. These include publications, tools, educational activities and campaigns to support you in your work. We keep you up-to-date with regional and global stroke policy developments through our regular member newsletter. Free subscription to the International Journal of Stroke delivers the latest global stroke research direct to your inbox. The World Stroke Academy online platform provides WSO members with free access to high quality, peer reviewed educational content, including CME accredited modules. You will also have access to a membership team to help grow and develop your organisation, if needed and connect you to a global network.