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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  • World Federation of Neurology News
    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.
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    Selected content extracted from WFN World Neurology.


World Federation of Neurology News

26 Sep 2019

WFN Teaching Centre and the University of Cape Town Four-Year Career Neurology Resident Training Program

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 4-year training program for a suitably qualified African medical doctor to join the 4-year career specialist neurology resident training program at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.

16 Sep 2019

The July / August issue of World Neurology is now available online

This issue includes three well-illustrated articles from around the globe reporting from each country's involvement and activities surrounding World Brain Day 2019, including reports from Turkey, Pakistan, and the report from Cameroon where the World Brain Day theme (Migraine: The Painful Truth) is also used as a thoughtful analogy to the author's view of the current situation in the country.

9 Sep 2019

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) September 2019 issue

The WFN September 2019 issue of the OPEN ACCESS journal eNeurologicalSci Vol. 16 is now available online.


Neurology News

11 Oct 2019

Deciphering the early stages of Parkinson’s disease is a matter of time

Researchers have identified for the first time the initial steps of alpha-synuclein protein aggregates related to early onsets of hereditary Parkinson cases. The results may help the understanding of the early stages of the disease and how it develops over time.

3 Oct 2019

Rwanda: More medical doctors trained at detecting and treating neurological disorders in the early stages

Medical doctors from district and referral hospitals in Rwanda are receiving training on the early detection and treatment of cancer and neurological disorders as a mechanism to address the current small number of specialists in neurology and oncology in the East African region.

2 Oct 2019

Migraines have significant social and economic burden in Kuwait

Leading medical experts came together recently to discuss the burdens of migraine across the local society at an event, which was organized by Novartis, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

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