World Federation of Neurology News

18 Jun 2018

WFN Media Statement: WHO release of ICD-11 for implementation

“The World Federation of Neurology welcomes the commencement of this new era in disease classification”, said WFN President Prof William Carroll. “We recognize the difficulties that had to be overcome in the course of this complex process and appreciate all the efforts undertaken to make the ICD more workable and appropriate. The ICD-11 well reflects important advances in medicine, in particular in neurology.”

18 Jun 2018

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) latest issue

Vol. 11, June 2018 available online

12 Jun 2018

WFN elected Trustee candidate nominees announced

The WFN Nominating Committee announces the candidates for the position of Elected Trustee

Neurology News

18 Jun 2018

WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

13 Jun 2018

World Stroke Organisation Proclamation calling for a joint prevention of stroke and potentially preventable dementia

Proclamation calling for a joint prevention of stroke and potentially preventable dementia

11 Jun 2018

World’s first intra-operative MRI-guided robot for bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery

A HKU Mechanical Engineering team led by Dr. Kwok Ka-wai recently designed the first neurosurgical robotic system capable of performing bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery inside a magnetic resonance imaging (“MRI”) scanner. This innovative technological breakthrough can facilitate the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other neuropsychiatric disorders.