About Us

About the Association

It was in June 2006, when the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties approved the request of the Saudi Advisory Group Against Stroke (SAGAS) to establish the Saudi Stroke Association (SSA).


Following that, the 1st general assembly was conducted in January 2007, at King Fahd Medical City, to elect the SSA board members, and the Association was officially formed. Since the formation of the board, the vision, mission, goals, objectives and bylaws were developed and finalized. Also, different committees were created to serve the association in an organized manner and in the best way


  • To Reduce Stroke Incidence, Disability and Death



  • To take a leading role in prevention and optimizing management of stroke in the region.   

Goals and objectives:   

  • Develop professional thinking in the field of stroke and promote scientific and professional practice of the association members.
  • Provide the opportunity to all professionals, in relation to stroke, to participate in the scientific advancement of the field.
  • Develop National Stroke Register
  • Facilitate the exchange of scientific and professional information between the association and various institutions inside and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Provide consultations and perform studies that will endorse the specialty of stroke as related to other medical organizations.
  • Cooperate with Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties in outlining the standards of the practice for stroke management and taking part in supervising and maintaining acceptable standards for stroke patient care.
  • Participate in raising the overall public awareness concerning the field of stroke.  

Bylaws (word document in Arabic)


  • Scientific Committee
  • Research and Guidelines Committee
  • Website and Publication Committee
  • Public Relation and Fund Raising Committee
  • Public Education Committee
  • Activity Endorsement Committee