1. The Burden of Stroke in Europe

This section outlines the number of strokes, deaths from stroke, and people living with stroke across Europe.  It includes predictions about what the burden of stroke will be in 2035 and looks at the financial and societal cost of stroke.


“While I was having a shower I suddenly felt like something had exploded in my head. I was not able to speak any more and I felt like the right side of my body had disappeared.”
(Female stroke survivor, Netherlands)