WFN Training Centre in Cape Town

wfn logo.pngThe Neurological Association of South AfricaDivision of Neurology of the University of Cape Town

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN), The Neurological Association of South Africa (NASA) and the Division of Neurology of the University of Cape Town (UCT), are delighted to announce a one-year Clinical Stroke Fellowship, which will be hosted at Groote Schuur Hospital and the Neuroscience Institute the University of Cape Town.

The project is dedicated to newly qualified neurologists, who are residents in sub-Saharan Africa.

The fellowship aims to:

  1. To increase the fellow’s general knowledge and competency in the clinical assessment and management of adult patients presenting with transient ischaemic attacks and ischaemic/haemorrhagic stroke.
  2. Develop the fellow’s knowledge, clinical competency, and use of neuroimaging in his/her assessment and management of acute and post-acute stroke.
  3. Involve the fellow in the management structure of our acute stroke service and stroke unit
  4. Involve the fellow in all stroke-related activities to become competent at working within and managing a multi-disciplinary stroke team.
  5. The fellow will be actively involved in, and expected to become competent in, ongoing auditing and review of standard operating procedures relating to stroke management.
  6. The fellow will also be expected to develop basic competency in performing stroke- related research, and to publish an article on the subject in a peer-reviewed journal.



The visit will take place for one academic year from January 1st 2025.

Deadline for applications: Sunday, 30th June 2024


Click here for more details and to apply.