The strategic technical advisory group (STAG) of WHO Geneva on NCD met virtually on August 14th and 15th. More than 30 experts from different parts of the world participated in the discussions. Dr Jeyaraj D Pandian, President Elect, WSO and Dr Bo Norrving, Past President WSO attended the meeting. Dr Jeyaraj D Pandian co-chaired the meeting with Dr Jennifer Cohn. Dr Bente Mikkelsen, Director NCD Department I Division for UHC/Communicable Diseases and NCDs moderated the sessions. The following key recommendations were submitted by the STAG to WHO:
The above recommendations will be reviewed and will be taken up in the WHA 2024.
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.