Every year on October 29, the world celebrates World Stroke Day, which was established by the World Stroke Organization (WSO) in 2006 to call for urgent action in the global fight against stroke. diseases.
But the history of the date celebrated today began in 2004, when the World Health Organization declared stroke a global epidemic, and in 2006, the World Stroke Organization was created, which established this Day.
Today, the organization includes more than 3.5 thousand individual members and more than 60 organizations from 85 countries. These are scientists, scientific organizations and societies for the fight against stroke.