World Stroke Day Campaign

World Stroke Day - October 29th 2020

Why stroke matters

A stroke can happen to anyone, at anytime, anywhere. #1in4 adults will have a stroke in their lifetime. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, but almost all strokes could be prevented.

Campaign resources

Global Stroke Bill of Rights campaign

Global Stroke Bill of Rights campaign

What stroke survivors think is most important to optimal recovery.

Act On NCDs

Act On NCDs

Governments around the world have committed to addressing non-communicable diseases including stroke. We are asking them to deliver on their promises and #ActOnNCDs

Advocacy toolkit

Advocacy toolkit

Resources to help you advocate for improvements in stroke awareness, prevention, treatment and support.

World Stroke Day 2020 tools

World Stroke Day 2020 tools

Our toolkit provides all the information and resources you need to join and support our campaign.

Stroke Connector

Stroke Connector

The Stroke-Connector hub aims to encourage the WSO membership to share advocacy, stroke support experience, best practice and to drive knowledge exchange activity.

What's your risk?

The Stroke Riskometer is a mobile app that helps you to calculate your risk of stroke and helps you to take action to reduce it.

Download the app
Riskometer app

Global action map

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One world, one voice for stroke

One world, one voice for stroke

The World Stroke Campaign supports the global stoke community and partners who share our goals to mobilise and speak with one voice on key stroke issues.

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Stay connected

Join the World Stroke Campaign mailing list and get updates on campaign related news, announcements and latest resources.

Our partners and sponsors

We are grateful to our sponsors who support our campaigning work, helping us to deliver a world free from stroke.

Medtronic1 Platinum Plus
Boehringer Ingelheim Silver
BMS Pfizer Gold
Allm Bronze
Amgen Bronze
Ipsen Bronze