We stand with the people of Turkey and Syria and all those impacted by the devastating earthquakes in the region and express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives.
We welcome the coming together of the global community in solidarity to provide immediate emergency support to those who have survived. We are reaching out to our members to establish how we can best support them now, and as they seek to rebuild their lives, communities and healthcare services. Here are some links for those wishing to donate to relieve the immediate suffering of those affected by the disaster:
For those considering issues around provision of care to people with NCDs in humanitarian crises this document may be useful.
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.