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8th WORLD STROKE CONGRESS - Brasilia, Brazil, October 10-13, 2012
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Abstract Submission open
Deadline: Thursday, April 12, 2012

Have you submitted your Abstract? A reminder that Abstract Submission is open and the deadline is on Thursday, 12th April 2012.

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World Stroke Day Read what WSO are up to

WSO determined to make the fight against stroke a global health priority
Geneva | 29 October 2011 is World Stroke Day. There are 15 million people who have a stroke each year. Every other second, an adult or a child, a man or a woman, old or young, suffers a stroke. In fact, every six seconds, someone somewhere will die from a stroke. Stroke claims the lives of nearly six million people each year. It is the second leading cause of death for people above the age of 60, and the fifth for people aged 15 to 59. Stroke is the principal cause of long-term disability irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity or country. It is responsible for more deaths annually than those attributed to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria put together. “The global burden of stroke has reached epidemic proportions and the situation will not improve until strong actions are taken” WSO president Bo Norrving passionately implores.

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About Brazil

Brasilia is the modern capital of Brazil, having replaced Rio de Janeiro in 1960. A modern city, Brasilia is a model of urban planning.
Hosting 122 foreign embassies, Brasilia is the epicenter of political and governmental policies. A UNESCO World Heritage site as of 1987, Brasilia is a beautiful city and a venue for major international events, made enjoyable with its tropical climate, diverse cuisine, and historic sites and museums.

We look forward to seeing you in Brasilia, Brazil!

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