Global Stroke Deaths To Rise 50% By 2050, Costing $2.3 Trillion Annually

The cost of global stroke deaths will rise by 50 by the year 2050

According to a new study global stroke deaths are projected to rise to 97 million by the year 2050

Lower and middleincome countries will be disproportionately affected by the health and economic impacts of stroke

Experts recommend measures to improve stroke prevention

The global stroke prevalence has almost doubled over the past 30 years

Current trends suggest that the world health organisations sustainable development goals may not be met

Billions of dollars are spent each year on death and permanent disability due to an enormous global toll stroke

The forecasting of strokes health and economic impact is challenging due to uncertainties

Lower and middle income countries are expected to see a rise in stroke deaths

Asias share of global stroke deaths is expected to rise