About WSO

WSO LOGO full.jpgThe World Stroke Organization (WSO) is the world’s leading organization in the fight against stroke. It was established in October 2006 through the merger of the International Stroke Society and the World Stroke Federation with the purpose of constituting one world voice for stroke. Today, WSO has more than 2,600​ individual members and over 60 society members from 85 different countries.

WSO’s mission is to reduce the global burden of stroke through prevention, treatment and long term care. WSO collaborates closely with the World Health Organization (WHO), which has approved the WSO as a non-governmental organization (NGO) for official relations, the only one whose mission is strictly devoted to stroke.

Visit the WSO Website: http://www.world-stroke.org/ 

The WSO Global Stroke Bill of Rights identify the aspects of care that are important for ALL stroke survivors and caregivers from across the world. Read more here.​

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