World Federation of Neurology News

German Department Visit Program 2019

13 Feb 2019

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and the German Neurological Society (DGN) are pleased to announce a new partnership to invite two colleagues from Africa to visit the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main and the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital (Klinikum rechts der Isar) of the Technical University of Munich.

Montreal Department Visit Program 2019

13 Feb 2019

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), together with the Canadian Neurological Society (CNS), are pleased to announce a new partnership to invite two colleagues from Central and South America to visit the Neurology Department of the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University in Quebec, Canada. The visit will take place in September 2019. 

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 397 now available

29 Jan 2019

Vol. 397, February 2019 now available

Free Registration for WCN 2019 in Dubai Offered for Tournament of the Minds Teams

1 Jan 2019

Want to represent your country? And receive free registration for WCN? Apply as a team for this year's Tournament of Minds. 

 

An approach to the inequities of access to neurological care and brain health. The World Federation of Neurology perspective

1 Jan 2019

Dr Maria Benabdeljlil, Moroccan Society of Neurology, interview with Professor William Carroll, during the 12th Maghrebian Congress of Neurology, about his talk on "An approach to the inequities of access to neurological care an brain health. The World Federation of Neurology perspective". 

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) latest issue

19 Dec 2018

Vol. 13, December 2018 available online

Clean air for Brain Health; ongoing agenda of 2018 World Brain Day

16 Dec 2018

Nine in ten persons in the world are exposed to polluted air and there is an association between exposure to air pollution and neurobehavioral deficits acquired in utero, childhood and adult life.

The September / December issue of World Neurology is now available online

14 Dec 2018

WFN President William Carroll provides an overview of the history and venues of the WFN’s World Congresses of Neurology through the years, including the WCN XXIV in which will be held October 2019 in Dubai. 

WFN Highlights from Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit

30 Nov 2018

Professor Tissa Wijeratne provides some highlights from the one-day Global Burden of Disease Brain Summit to celebrate the launch of a special edition of The Lancet Neurology and address the important health issue of neurological disorders.

Interview with Dr Karla Pumar, the first trainee of the WFN Teaching Center in Mexico

19 Nov 2018

Dr Karla Pumar, the first trainee of the WFN Teaching Center in Mexico, and Professor Ildefonso Rodriguez of the Mexican Academy of Neurology, are interviewed by Wolfgang Grisold (Secretary-General of the WFN).