Tuesday, February 16, 2010

World Stroke Day Winners

The World Stroke Organization announces winners for World Stroke Day:

Dear Colleague,

We are very pleased to announce that the 2009 edition of the World Stroke Day was outstandingly successful, having received 56 registrations from over 30 countries.

The message of the World Stroke Day 2009 was proactively conveyed in all regions of the world through a variety of interesting and innovative projects and initiatives, reflecting that stroke awareness and the understanding of preventive measures against this growing epidemic on a global level has risen in the participating countries.

The rating of the received applications was based on the following criteria:

  • Message
  • Innovation
  • Reach
The World Stroke Day Working Group is very pleased to announce the 2009 Award winners:
National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka (NSAS), Sri Lanka
Brazilian Academy of Neurology and Brazilian Society of Cerebrovascular Diseases in collaboration with Iberoamerican Society for Cerebrovascular Diseases and Brazilian Stroke Network, Porto Alegre, Brazil
A.L.I.Ce. Italia Onlus , Rome, Italy

Honorable mentions
Lalitha Super Specialities Hospital Pvt Ltd , Guntur, India

Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital& Medical Research Institute with Stroke Support Group, Mumbai, India

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