Neurological disorders are the number one cause of disability globally. The five largest contributors are stroke, migraine, dementia, meningitis, and epilepsy. Nevertheless, the burden of neurological disorders is widely unrecognized.
This report is the first of its kind and a major step towards helping people with neurological conditions worldwide. Through a combination of political will, collaboration with civil society partners and other stakeholders and innovative strategies, the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of neurological disorders can be strengthened in primary care and universal health even in low-resource settings Can be integrated into coverage.