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ACTIVE SINCE: 2016

Angels Initiative

Supporting hospitals and physicians in setting up or improving stroke centres through various measures, developed together with a steering committee of leading stroke experts from around the world.
SGDS CONTRIBUTING TO:
MEMBER COMPANIES:
Academia or research institute 2
Professional and Trade Associations 3
Objectives

The Angels Initiative aims to build a community of at least 1,500 stroke centres and stroke ready hospitals worldwide over the next three years to improve acute stroke care. Improvements in stroke care could save thousands of lives and prevent disability in hundred thousands of people in the world

The initiative will support hospitals and physicians in setting up or improving stroke centres through various measures, which have been developed together with a steering committee of leading stroke experts from around the world. These measures include educational tools and programmes, support for in-hospital process optimization and a community platform for peer-to-peer exchange and access to the world’s leading stroke specialists.

Geographic Reach
  • Global Commitment
Disease Area
  • Non-communicable diseases
See Disease Areas
SGDs the partnership contributes to
SDG 3: Good health and well-being
  1. 3.8: Achieve universal health coverage
  2. 3.C: Health workforce
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals 
Partner organizations
Academia or research institute

Australian Catholic University

St Vincent’s Health Australia Sydney

Professional and Trade Associations

World Stroke Association

American Stroke Association

European Stroke Association

Additional information

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