The Neurological Field Continues to Update

In recent years, there has been tremendous growth in new diagnostic information, pharmacological and neurosurgical treatments for neurological disease, as well as a greater understanding of brain function. Our news section informs you of ongoing topics with a potential worldwide influence. In addition to this section, we inform through our social media platforms to keep connect with our member more easier than before. 

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    We inform you on our projects and activities, the journal updates, the WFN committee update and more...
  • Neurology News
    Update on interesting news and current activities with worldwide scope. From the history of neurology through the modern technology that shape neurology nowadays.

World Federation of Neurology News

2 Jul 2024

World Neurology: May-June issue now available online

This issue includes a call by WFN President Wolfgang Grisold and Dr. Justin Jordan for applications for the upcoming Global Advocacy Leadership Program, co-led by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the World Federation of Neurology (WFN). Recognizing the important role of advocacy for improvement in neurologic care, access, outcomes, and the field of neurology worldwide, this is an innovative and exciting program for advocacy training for neurologists from low- and lower- middle-income countries.

28 Jun 2024

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) June 2024 issue

The WFN June 2024 issue of the OPEN ACCESS journal eNeurologicalSci Vol. 35 is now available online.

28 Jun 2024

WHO IGAP Toolkit to launch on 8th July

On July 8th, the WHO will present the toolkit for the IGAP. The development of the Tool Kit has been supported by the World Federation of Neurology.

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8 Jul 2024

WHO launches new toolkit to improve care for neurological disorders

WHO has today published a new implementation toolkit to the Intersectoral global action plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders (IGAP), outlining specific actions and resources for countries to improve services for people with neurological disorders in preparation for meeting IGAP’s targets for 2031.

11 Jul 2024

Nocturnal heat exposure and stroke risk

In recent decades, nighttime temperatures have increased faster than daytime temperatures. The increasing prevalence of nocturnal heat exposure may pose a significant risk to cardiovascular health. This study investigated the association between nighttime heat exposure and stroke risk in the region of Augsburg, Germany, and examined its temporal variations over 15 years.

28 Jun 2024

Learn About The New Global Advocacy Leadership Program

Applications are now open for the Global Advocacy Leadership Program, a unique new opportunity from the AAN and the World Federation of Neurology (WFN)


International Meetings & Events

11 Jul 2024 - 17 Jul 2024 Azalaï Hôtel Dakar Senegal Joint Congress - 4th Conference of the African Academy of Neurology and 5th Days of the Senegalease Association of Neurology will take place on 11-17 July 2024 in Dakar, Senegal More details...
21 Sep 2024 - 24 Sep 2024 Allianz MiCo Milano Italy 37th ECNP Congress will be held on 21 - 24 September 2024 in Milan, Italy More details...
26 Sep 2024 - 27 Sep 2024 The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) invites you to join the inaugural World Federation of Neurology Digital Neurology Updates (WNU 2024) on September 26-27, 2024. In a groundbreaking move towards... More details...
23 Oct 2024 - 26 Oct 2024 ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre) Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 6th World Stroke Congress (WSC 2024) in Abu Dhabi, UAE from October 23-26, 2024. More details...
25 Oct 2024 - 29 Oct 2024 Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre Perth WA 6000 Australia The ICNMD International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases is organized on behalf of the Specialty Group on Neuromuscular Diseases (NMD) of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN). More details...