World Stroke Day campaign

World Stroke Day - October 29th 2019

Why stroke matters

A stroke can happen to anyone, at anytime and anywhere. Today stroke is the leading cause of disability worldwide and the second leading cause of death, but almost all strokes could be prevented.

More about stroke

Campaign resources

English World Stroke Day 2019 tools

English World Stroke Day 2019 tools

English Campaign Guide

Global stroke bill of rights campaign

Global stroke bill of rights campaign

What stroke survivors think is most important to optimal recovery.

Enough NCDs campaign

Enough NCDs campaign

We've had enough of government inaction on stroke and NCDs, have you? Find out about the Enough! campaign.

Advocacy toolkit

Advocacy toolkit

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

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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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 Platinum
BMS Pfizer Silver
Allm Bronze
Amgen Bronze