Dear Colleagues –
The first item is from Kenan Arnautovic, WFNS Committee Coordinator. He reports the recent activities of the WFNS Ad-Hoc Committees. The number of courses and conferences is impressive.
The second item addresses a topic of increasing importance for neurosurgeons as neurosurgery advances technologically – electronic waste. Oladele Ogunseitan is University of California Presidential Chair and Co-Director of the World Institute for Sustainable Development of Materials (WISDOM).
Following are reports of recent conferences:
Announcements regarding upcoming conferences include:
Our neurosurgical colleagues in countries from Ukraine and Myanmar to Sudan and Syria are working under conflict circumstances. Let us assist them not only with the neurosurgical resources they need but also by supporting government officials and international organizations who can bring about lasting conflict resolution.
From folate to peace, prevention is the most efficient neurosurgical technique.
Mohammad Raji Mahmud
WFNS Central Office
Českomoravská 2510/19, 190 00 Prague Czech Republic.
Tel: +420 607 009 572