World Federation of Neurology News

The advocacy role of the World Federation of Neurology

22 Feb 2018

Advocacy encompasses any activity that gives a voice to patients or creates awareness of relevant issues. We believe that advocacy can be a valuable instrument for neurological patients, their carers, and society. Because of the changing autonomy of patients and their relationship with physicians, advocacy is likely to increase.

Prof. Tissa Wijeratne on the final day of the 10th WCNR

12 Feb 2018

Prof. Tissa Wijeratne reflects on the final day proceedings from 10th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Mumbai, India

Prof. Tissa Wijeratne reflects on the 3rd day of the 10th WCNR

10 Feb 2018

Prof. Tissa Wijeratne reflects on the 3rd day of the 10th World Congress of Neurorehabilitation on behalf of WFN

Junior Travelling Fellowships 2018

17 Jan 2018

This year the WFN is again able to offer Junior Travelling Fellowships for young neurologists from countries classified by the World Bank as Low or Lower Middle Income, to attend approved international meetings. 

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

29 Dec 2017

We are pleased to introduce the November/December 2017 issue of World Neurology. This final issue of the year opens with WFN President Professor Raad Shakir’s column, highlighting the evolution of the WFN. This insightful column marks Dr. Shakir’s final President’s Column as he completes his remarkably successful presidency of the WFN.

Montreal Department Visit Program 2018

17 Dec 2017

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 during Spring 2018. 

WFN at the 2nd International Meeting on Environmental Health Strasbourg

8 Dec 2017

WFN attends RISE 2017 addressing the latest research on air pollution, health and emerging medical issues, with particular emphasis on threats to the human brain.

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) latest issue

7 Dec 2017

Vol. 9, December 2017 available online

WFN 2017 Election results

18 Sep 2017

During the WCN2017 in Kyoto, elections took place for the positions of President, Vice President, and Elected Trustee.