World Federation of Neurology News

Italian Department Visit Program 2017

2 May 2017

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and the Italian Neurological Society (SIN) are pleased to announce their partnership to invite two African colleagues to visit the Neurology Departments of the University of Bologna and University of Padova.

The March / April issue of World Neurology is now available online

8 Apr 2017

We are very pleased to introduce the March/April 2017 issue of World Neurology. Much of this issue revolves around the educational activities of the WFN, starting with the article by Wolfgang Grisold, MD, and Steven Lewis, MD, who provide an update on the many and varied educational activities of the WFN and its partners. This issue also includes enthusiastic and vivid reports from several African neurologists who were recent participants in the Neurology Department Visit programs in Germany, Norway, and Turkey. We would like to add our sincere thanks here to our partner societies who make these WFN/partner society department visits so successful and fruitful for everyone involved.

World Brain Day 2017: “Stroke is a brain attack – prevent it and treat it”

4 Apr 2017

The day will be jointly prepared and celebrated with the WSO. This topic underlines the importance of stroke and should alert towards prevention and introduce the advances in treatment. We hope, that many national societies will be able to join again this year.

WHO officially recognises Stroke as a brain disease

31 Mar 2017

The WHO decision reverses 62 year practice of classifying Stroke as a disease of circulation.

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) latest issue

13 Mar 2017

Vol. 6, March 2017 available online

WFN Medals 2017

22 Feb 2017

The WFN is delighted to announce that the medalists for 2017.

WFN Educational Grants-In-Aid 2017

2 Feb 2017

The WFN Grants-in-aid 2017 competition offers grants to provide funding for low cost, high impact educational and outcomes research projects.

Norwegian Department Visit Program 2017

31 Jan 2017

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and the Norwegian Neurological Association (NNA) are pleased to announce a new partnership to invite two colleagues from Africa to visit the Neurology Department of the Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen. The visit will take place in May 2017.

German 2nd Department Visit Program 2017

31 Jan 2017

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and the German Neurological Society (DGN) are pleased to announce a renewed collaboration to invite two colleagues from Africa to visit the Neurology Department of the St. Josef-Hospital in Bochum part of the University Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum and the Department of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Cologne.

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