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As this issue of World Neurology is published, the excitement and tension surrounding the upcoming XXIV World Congress of Neurology (WCN) is building. All of those involved are readying their final preparations for what should be one of the most exciting, educationally informative, and varied gathering of speakers, attendees, and delegates from all over the world.
Neurology typically flourishes in the country that hosts a World Congress. It was most evident during Japan’s annual congress held May 22-25, 2019, in Osaka.  The sense of achievement of holding the largest ever WCN in Kyoto 2017 is clear to see. 

WFN, AAN Present Invited Science Session on Infectious Disease

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) held its 71st annual meeting in May in Philadelphia. During the meeting, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and the AAN co-sponsored a unique session on infectious disease and global health.

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World Congress of Neurology 2019 

As this issue of World Neurology is published, the excitement and tension surrounding the upcoming XXIV World Congress of Neurology (WCN) is building. All of those involved are readying their final preparations for what should be one of the most exciting, educationally informative, and varied gathering of speakers, attendees, and delegates from all over the world.

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The International Brain Commission (1903-1914)

Although often considered a predecessor of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO, founded in 1961), the International Brain Commission (founded in 1903) played an important role in the history of neurology and its international organization.

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Letter from the editor

We would like to welcome all neurologists from around the globe to the May-June 2019 issue of World Neurology, the official newsletter of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN). This issue begins with the report from Profs.

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The Success of the JSN 60th Congress

Neurology typically flourishes in the country that hosts a World Congress. It was most evident during Japan’s annual congress held May 22-25, 2019, in Osaka.  The sense of achievement of holding the largest ever WCN in Kyoto 2017 is clear to see. 

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WFN Neuroepidemiology Group Update

The Neuroepidemiology section of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has been particularly active in the area of teaching courses and research around the world, especially in areas where neurological research was at the starting point.

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Visit to Santa Chiara Hospital in Trento

My visit to the Santa Chiara Hospital in Trento was interesting and educational. I stayed in the stroke unit for one week. During this time, I was able to observe and appreciate the organization and coordination needed to take care of stroke patients.

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Neurosonology in Shymkent, Kazakhstan Meeting Promotes Ultrasonic Techniques and Research

The Neurosonology Specialty Group (NSG) of the WFN, formerly known as the Neurosonology Applied Research Group, is dedicated to the promotion of science and research as well as of education and training in the field of ultrasonic techniques and its clinical utilization.

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Fellowship Experience at Cairo University Neurology Department 2018

I would like thank WFN deeply; it was a good program that I hope will make a difference in my career, and change my future vision regarding neurology and the way of approaching and managing of neurological disorders.

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4-Year Followup Report of Department Visit

In 2015, I was one of the inaugural recipients of the Austrian Neurology Department Observership Program facilitated by the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and the Austrian Neurological Society.

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WFN Training Center, Dakar, Senegal

Thanks to the World Federation of Neurology’s support, I participated in the University Diploma of Epileptology, organized by the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar-Senegal.

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Spanish Society of Epilepsy in Málaga, Spain

Thanks to the World Federation of Neurology, I had the opportunity to attend the fifth Congress of the Spanish Society of Epilepsy in Málaga, Spain.

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