Date: 28 September 1 PM CET
Valery Feigin, Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology and the Director of the National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Auckland
Gary Ford, Professor of Stroke Medicine at Oxford University
Speakers and topics:
- Michelle Nelson, VP for SSOs, WSO – ‘The vital role of civil society in driving improvement in stroke prevention, treatment and care policy and practice’
- Lisa Murphy, CEO, Stroke Foundation Australia – ‘Advocating for initiatives to prevent, treat and beat stroke at a national level’
- Julia Rout, GM Health Promotion and Advocacy, Stroke Foundation of New Zealand - 'Reducing risks, improving outcomes, saving lives: Barriers, enablers and learnings from Aotearoa New Zealand'
- To increase awareness among health professionals, academics and policy makers of the importance of collaboration with civil society organizations in driving improvements in stroke care and prevention.
- To provide examples of the impact that such collaboration can have at a national, regional and global level.
- To explore ways the global stroke community can continue to optimize the role of civil society organizations.