WSO is committed to improving outcomes for stroke, by ensuring that patients worldwide get access to stroke care that optimizes their survival and recovery. As part of this work, we partner with the ANGELS Initiative, to increase the number of patients treated in stroke ready hospitals and to optimize the quality of treatment in all existing stroke centres.
The WSO Angels Awards aims to:
The first WSO Angels Awards were presented at the WSO Regional Congress in Manila in October, 2020.
We are pleased to report that a total number of 278 WSO Angels awards were distributed in 2020. They were divided as follows, 149 Gold, 77 Platinum and 51 Diamond.
The top five countries are Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, India and Malaysia.
Watch a video from the Diamond award ceremony at this year’s ESO-WSO conference: https://www.angels-initiative.com/angels-awards
For more information about the program, please visit: https://www.world-stroke.org/what-we-do/education-and-research/improving-access-to-quality-stroke-care/wso-awards
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.