World Federation of Neurology News

Clean air for Brain Heath; 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). 

WFN Day 4 report from the 16th AOCN

14 Nov 2018

The fourth and final day of the 16th AOCN began with a masterclass on neuropsychiatric complications in neurological disorders

WFN Day 3 report from the 16th AOCN

13 Nov 2018

It was indeed timely to run such a massive educational event at the time when headache disorders are the leading cause of adult disability among those of the working class

WFN Day two report from the 16th AOCN in Seoul, Korea

12 Nov 2018

The spectrum of Neurology is continuously changing; sub-specialisation within neurology has created a problem in the setting of limited resources.

WFN Day one report from the 16th AOCN in Seoul, Korea

8 Nov 2018

Just over thousand Neurologists from Asia Oceana region gathered in Seoul, Korea for the 16th Asia Oceanian Congress of Neurology. WFN's President Professor William Carol, and immediate past president, Professor Raad Shakir, were among the faculty at the 16th AOCN.

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 395 now available

3 Nov 2018

Vol. 395, December 2018 now available

WFN Council of Delegates election results

22 Oct 2018

During the Council of Delegates in Berlin elections took place for the positions of Secretary General and Elected Trustee.