Sarah Belson

Sarah Belson

Contributor biography

Sarah has worked with the WSO for nearly 6 years. She leads the stroke support organization development programme. Sarah facilitates knowledge exchange, networking and skills development for the WSO’s stroke support organization membership.

Sarah has 25 years’ experience working in community development, and health and social care in the UK and internationally, and has worked in countries including Sudan, Indonesia, Myanmar and China.

In the health sector, Sarah has previously supported community responses to HIV prevention and care, the implementation of the UNICEF Facts for Life programme and youth mental health and well-being programmes.

At the WSO, Sarah has helped to grow the stroke support organization membership, and in particular has focused on outreach to stroke advocates in sub Saharan Africa and South East Asia. Sarah was involved in the development of WSO’s Advocacy Toolkit and the online platform for WSO members, Stroke Connector.