Dear Colleagues

Dear Colleagues –

This issue of the WFNS Newsletter highlights a number of WFNS sponsored activities:

  • Nasser El-Ghandour (WFNS Treasurer) presents the letter from Basant Misra (WFNS Foundation Chair) documenting Cairo University as a WFNS Training Center
  • Walter Johnson notes the WFNS continues its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) as an official non-State actor from 2023 through 2025
  • Two notices from the Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery (FIENS):
    1. Clack Family Fellowship announcement (deadline is August 1)
    2. Update on the 4 FIENS Bassett Fellowship Awardees

Reports of recent WFNS conferences/courses include:

  1. Society of British Neurological Surgeons Spring Meeting (Cork, Ireland Mar 29-31)
  2. WFNS 100 Webinars - #74 Jun 16 (Neurotraumatology). Although all WFNS webinars cannot be reported in the Newsletter, the WFNS 100 Webinars present an excellent educational forum for neurosurgeons worldwide and thus are noted here.

Announcements regarding upcoming WFNS conferences/courses include:

  • 2nd ACNS World Congress of Young Neurosurgeons, Surabaya, Indonesia, Jul 29 – Aug 1
  • International Meningioma Society (IMS) Congress, Jaipur, India, Sep 1 – 3
  • Ukrainian Association of Neurosurgeons (UAN) Conference, Lviv, Ukraine, Sep 7 – 9
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) Fall Meeting, London, UK, Sep 12 – 15
  • Central Asian Neurosurgeons Seminar and Workshop, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sep 15 – 17
  • 12th International Neurosurgery Update (WFNS Foundation), virtual, Sep 16
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Congress, Barcelona, Spain, Sep 24-28
  • Serbian Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting and Centennial Anniversary, Belgrade, Serbia, Oct 30 – Nov 3
  • 18th World Congress of Neurosurgery (WFNS 2023), Cape Town, South Africa, Dec 4 – 8
  • 1st WFNS International Global Neurosurgery Conference, Peshawar, Pakistan, Feb 23 – 26, 2024

We welcome your input – the WFNS Newsletter is your means of communicating! Mohammad Raji Mahmud
Laura Lippa
Angelos Kolias Roxanna Garcia Hira Burhan Russell Andrews Amro Al-Habib

September 2023