About the Initiative

With the mission to “Make India Stroke Ready”, the Stroke Summit initiative by Integrated Health & Wellbeing Council is one of the largest knowledge, idea and technology sharing platform to showcase multi-stakeholder engagement to drive awareness, education, and advocacy for increasing preparedness for prevention and management of the disease as well as to provide quality stroke care to the victims.

The Summit becomes a platform for experts and thought leaders from public health, private enterprises, policymaking, and the social sector, including the many segments of the healthcare ecosystem to come forward and debate various matters related to stroke care for public benefit


To create a Stroke Ready India by improving healthcare ecosystem that can contribute in reducing stroke incidence while improving stroke management across functions of public health pathway.

• To unify various people, efforts, and ideas for addressing the alarming Stroke incidence rates in the country

• To mobilize policy-making for strengthening various verticals for creating a stroke-ready India.

• To utilize various channels of education, awareness, and information propagation on Stroke for a more informed society.


Thought Provoking Sessions

Session 1. Stroke Burden in India: Socio Economic Impacts on Health Infrastructure
With around only 2000 Neurologists for 1.8 million stroke patients in India, the burden on the health infrastructure is increasing every year. India lacks a stroke ready infrastructure and workforce. This session will highlight the current scenario and reality of stroke care in India, and the socio economic impact it has on the nation.

Session 2. Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery
A stroke occurs when part of the brain loses its blood supply and stops working. This causes the part of the body that the injured brain controls to stop working. People who survive a stroke have to be compelled to acquire skills they lost because of the injury. Rehabilitation helps them acquire those skills. This session will highlight the journey and possibilities for recovering from a Stroke.

Session 3. Technological Advances in Stroke Imaging, Management & Recovery
This session will highlight the role of technology in Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery. The session will cover the technological advancements in Stroke Imaging that can help reduce the delays in treatments and provide a chance of full recovery to patients.

Session 4. Stroke & Coronavirus Vaccine: Myths & Facts
With the stigma around Coronavirus Vaccine, a lot of myths have emerged regarding the safety and availability of the vaccine, including questions related to Vaccine Safety & Stroke Survivors. This session will focus on the facts & myths related to the Coronavirus Vaccine and its effects on Stroke Survivor Patients

Past Speakers

IHW Council works towards creating awareness and advocacy for a healthier, happier world. With the core belief that health is everyone’s responsibility, IHW Council initiatives get everyone talking about health at the national and international level. It is our guiding philosophy that focused, dedicated efforts which impact areas related to health should be recognized to inspire more hands and more initiatives that can contribute towards the making of a healthy nation. Our core belief stands to be that health is everyone’s priority and all human enterprises need to have national health as a larger goal.

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