World Federation of Neurology News

Marianne De Visser Named Co-Opted Trustee

27 Jul 2020

The WFN welcomes Prof. Marianne de Visser to the position of co-opted trustee. De Visser is an adult neurologist at the Amsterdam University Medical Center in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and emeritus professor of neuromuscular diseases at the University of Amsterdam.

World Neurology: June/July issue now available online

27 Jul 2020

This issue begins with the message from the president of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN), Dr. William Carroll, informing us of the ongoing activities of the WFN and our London office, particularly with regard to communication (including about informing members worldwide about COVID-19 infection), education (including an upcoming eLearning day with AFAN), promotion (especially about World Brain Day which began July 22), the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council of Delegates to be held September 9, 2020, and the exciting announcement that Prof. Marianne de Visser has now been named a co-opted WFN trustee.

World Brain Day 2020 "Moves to End Parkinson's Disease"

19 Jul 2020

On July 22, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) is partnering with the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society to support the 6th Annual World Brain Day. This year, World Brain Day is dedicated to raising awareness for Parkinson's Disease, a neurodegenerative brain disease that affects the mind, movement and almost all aspects of brain function.

Changes to the WFN Council of Delegates 2020 Annual General Meeting

17 Jul 2020

Changes to the WFN Council of Delegates 2020 Annual General Meeting

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 415 now available

10 Jul 2020

Vol. 415, August 2020 now available

Global Forum on Neurology and Covid -19

17 Jun 2020

The WHO invited WFN's Alla Guekht, William Carroll and Kimberly Karlshoej to take part in the "Global Forum on Neurology and Covid -19". The inaugural meeting took place on June 15th.    

WFN Election 2020: Nominating Committee Recommendations update

16 Jun 2020

Recommendations of the WFN Nominating Committee for elected trustee post falling vacant with effect from the 2020 Annual General Meeting (Council of Delegates)

WFN Neurological Needs Registry Survey

5 Jun 2020

The disease burden of neurological disorders, particularly in low to middle-income countries, is expected to grow exponentially in the next decade. Despite this, major barriers such as lack of therapeutics, facilities, specialist nurses and neurologists continue to negatively affect the quality of neurological care.

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) June 2020 issue

3 Jun 2020

The WFN June 2020 issue of the OPEN ACCESS journal eNeurologicalSci Vol. 19 is now available online.

WFN invites bids to host WCN 2025 in Asia and Oceania

29 May 2020

The World Federation of Neurology is pleased to invite bids to from member societies in the Asia and Oceania region to host the World Congress of Neurology (WCN) in 2025 at a suitable venue.