South African Stroke Society

The SASS is a professional society for all health care professionals involved in the management of stroke patients and involved with stroke research.

  • Improve standards of management of stroke in South Africa
  • Further the study of all aspects of stroke
  • Provide scientifically based publications such as the South Africa National Stroke Guidelines (2010 version now in press)
  • Disseminate and promote the exchange of information about stroke within South Africa, and with similar bodies overseas
  • Promote investigation and research in all aspects of stroke particularly pertinent to the country‚Äôs needs
  • Solicit and enlist financial support from any source to fund and promote scientific work within the field of stroke
  • Build capacity in the stroke academic and clinical workforce both in the public and private health care sectors
  • Provide a means for education and increasing knowledge about stroke
  • Provide forums for setting priorities in stroke and stroke research