World Federation of Neurology News

World Neurology: January-March issue now available online

25 Mar 2020

This issue begins with the important message from the president of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN), Dr. William Carroll, to all our member societies and neurologists worldwide, with regard to the COVID-19 crisis. In Dr. Carroll's adjoining President's Column, he also reviews the current status of the many activities and plans for the WFN, and in another adjoining column, reports on the recent successes with regard to the WFN's activities with the World Health Organization (WHO).

2020 AAN Annual Meeting Canceled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

13 Mar 2020

Due to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the American Academy of Neurology announced March 13, 2020, that it has no choice but to make the necessary decision to cancel the AAN’s Annual Meeting originally scheduled for April 25–May 1, 2020, in Toronto.

Special Issue on "Addiction Medicine"

6 Mar 2020

Two-part special issue on "Addiction Medicine"—the first part is in press/print for April 15, 2020. However, it is accessible now via the ScienceDirect link.

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) March 2020 issue

3 Mar 2020

The WFN March 2020 issue of the OPEN ACCESS journal eNeurologicalSci Vol. 18 is now available online.

WFN at the 146th Session of the WHO Executive Board Meeting

18 Feb 2020

On 3-8 February, the 146th Session of the WHO Executive Board took place. The World Federation of Neurology successfully supported the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in the adoption of a decision by the WHO Executive Board in relation to epilepsy and other neurological disorders.

WFN Elections: call for nominations

12 Feb 2020

The Nominating Committee of the World Federation of Neurology invites nominations for the position of Elected Trustee for a three year period.

2020 WFN Educational Grants-In-Aid

6 Jan 2020

To further its mission to "foster quality neurology and brain health worldwide", the WFN is this year offering up to 6 grants of $25,000 with a maximum spend of $100,000.

WCN 2019 Photo Galleries, Plenary Videos and Teaching Courses

22 Nov 2019

Following the success of our recent World Congress of Neurology in Dubai, photo galleries, video plenaries and teaching course presentations are now available through the WFN website.