WFN AOAN e-learning day - register now!Advancing Stroke Care in Asia


In collaboration with 

APSOWorld Stroke Organisation LogoWFNR


Event Chairs

Prof Riadh Gouider 
WFN Education Core Committee Co-Chair

Dr Abdul Hanif Khan Yusof Khan
Chairman AOAN Young Neurologist Academy, Malaysia


Opening and introduction

Time zone: Indian Standard Time Zone (GMT +5:30 hours)

9am - 9.10am

Prof Dr Wolfgang Grisold (President, WFN)

9.10am - 9.15am

Prof Dr Hamidon Basri (President, AOAN)


Timings, speakers and moderators subject to change


Session 1:

Stroke Burden and Challenges in Asia

Prof Richard Stark (WFN, Australia) &
Dr Umapathi Thirugnanam (Singapore) 

9.15am - 9.45am

Epidemiology, stroke burden and challenges in Asia

Prof Dr Hamidon Basri (Malaysia)

9.45am - 10.15am

Clinical features and subtype of stroke

Prof Dr Madakasira Vasantha Padma Srivastava (India)

10.15am - 10.45am

Primary stroke prevention for Asian population: genetic, cultural and lifestyle differences

Prof Teruyuki Hirano (Japan)

10.45am - 11am



Session 2:
In collaboration with APSO

Secondary Stroke Prevention, Cerebral Venous Thrombosis, and Intracerebral Haemorrhage in Asian Population

Dr Chandrashekhar Meshram (WFN, India)  &
Prof. Dr Kay Sin Tan (Malaysia)

11am – 11.30am

Secondary Stroke Prevention

Dr Chesda Udommongkol (Thailand)

11.30am -12pm

Update on Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

Prof. Mohammad Wasay (Pakistan)

12pm – 12.30pm

Optimizing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular outcome in ICH

Dr Kay-Cheong Teo (Hong Kong)

12.30pm - 12.45pm


LUNCH: 1PM – 130PM


Session 3:
In collaboration with WSO

Updates on Hyperacute and Acute Management in Stroke

Prof. Riadh Gouider (WFN, Tunsia)  &
Prof Dr Valeria Caso (Italy)

1.30pm – 2pm

Recent advances in thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke

Prof Sheila Martins (Brazil), President WSO

2pm – 2.30pm

Update on intravenous thrombolysis and stroke care management

Prof Jeyaraj D Pandian (India), President Elect WSO

2.30pm – 3pm

Acute interventions in Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)

Prof Craig Anderson (UK), Vice President WSO

3pm - 3.15pm



Session 4:
In collaboration with WFNR

Updates on Rehabilitation in Stroke


Prof. Steven L. Lewis (USA) - WFN Education Core Committee Co-Chair &
Dr. Caterina Pistarini (Italy) - WFNR Secretary General

3.30pm – 4pm

Recent Technology Adoption in Stroke Neurorehabilitation

Prof Dr Nam-Jong Paik (Korea) – WFNR President Elect

4pm – 4.30pm

Neuromodulation tools for stroke motor recovery : where are we now?

Prof Dr. Wayne Feng (USA) – Adjunct Member, WFNR

4.30pm – 5pm

Advancements on rehabilitation of stroke

Dr. Abhishek Srivastava (India) – WFNR Member at Large

5pm – 5.15pm




Closing remarks

Prof. Riadh Gouider (WFN)