International Focus On Quality Care

Relentless Quality Improvement aimed at longer, healthier lives for all cardiovascular and stroke patients. 

Quality Improvement has a long history of progress over the past 20 years in the United States, and the same teams that created the evidence-based quality programs like Get With The Guidelines® are working to apply evidence-based standards and coordinated systems of care throughout the world.

Together with our regional counterparts, Quality Improvement programs from the American Heart Association:

  • Deliver on promises to patients
  • Measure performance
  • Maintain Quality Improvement Standards

American Stroke Association

How We Support The Certification Process

We're with you every step of the way, providing:

  • Tools and resources
  • Educational opportunities
  • Individualized assistance from program representatives

The American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) and the Middle East North Africa Stroke Organization (MENASO) address stroke systems of care in the region.

MENA Stroke
For more information regarding the International Stroke Center Certification, please contact us at:  
Download The Eligibility Guide
Download Our Program Overview

Patient Education

Stroke Warning Signs

When patients can recognize the warning signs of a stroke it can make the difference between a strong recovery and disability or even death. 
Stroke Prevention

Whole body wellness can help you feel stronger, healthier and mentally sharp– and it can also reduce your stroke risk. 
Stroke Recovery

There is life – and hope – after stroke. With time, new routines will become second nature. Rehabilitation can build your strength, capability and confidence. 

Professional Tools And Education

Following evidence-based guidelines improves outcomes. These tools and resources make it easier to provide consistent quality care.


Watch Part I: 2020 Webinar Series - Update in Stroke Management 2020

July 2020 - American Stroke Association Presented With MENA Stroke


Community Network 

Our Online Community for Certified Hospitals

Here you can find support, resources, and the ability to ask questions and receive answers from other experts in the field.



Our “Get With The Guidelines” webinars provide an easy way for professionals to learn the latest treatment guidelines from our AHA experts.

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