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We work to build the knowledge and capacity of stroke and allied healthcare professionals. This landing page has been tailored to the information needs of stroke clinicians and allied healthcare professionals. If you can't see what you are looking for use the site menu or the search bar to access all public information on the site.

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The WSO is committed to providing members with access to educational material and resources, aimed at improving stroke care and reducing the global burden of stroke. These materials are available in various forms including webinars and other online resources, as well as teaching courses.

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The Research Committee is charged with identifying the research actions that will support the mission of the WSO to reduce the global burden of stroke.

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Online learning

Our World Stroke Academy platform provides tailored learning resoruces for global stroke practioners.

World Stroke Academy


European Stroke Organisation & World Stroke Organization

Conference 2020

Vienna, 12-15 May, 2020

Join the European Stroke Organisation and the World Stroke Organization for their jointly organised stroke conference in Vienna, 12-15 May 2020.

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International Journal of Stroke

As WSO's flagship publication, IJS publishes high quality research articles, reviews and clinical trial protocols from around the world. IJS is part of our work to build a global stroke research community. 

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Roadmap to delivering quality stroke care

Roadmap to delivering quality stroke care

The Roadmap supports organisations to make and monitor progress in delivering quality stroke services. It is a companion piece to the WSO Global Stroke Services Guideline.

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WSO Global Stroke Factsheet

WSO Global Stroke Factsheet

This document provides an overview of the best available scientific evidence to give reliable and up to date data on stroke and its impact around the world.

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World Stroke Academy

World Stroke Academy

The World Stroke Academy is a core educational activity of the World Stroke Organization and provides high-quality stroke education to healthcare professionals.

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WSO membership connects you to a global network of people who are committed to and support each other to improve stroke prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support.

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Our partners and sponsors

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.

Medtronic Platinum Plus
Boehringer Ingelheim Platinum Plus
BMS Pfizer Silver
Allm Bronze
Amgen Bronze