World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)

Fédération mondiale des sociétés de neurochirurgie
Federación Mundial de Sociedades de Neurocirugia

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Constitution adopted during 1st International Congress of Neurological Surgery, 1957, Brussels (Belgium).


Advance neurological surgery in all its aspects by facilitating personal association of neurosurgeons throughout the world.


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Congress (every 4 years); Executive Committee; Administrative Council.

Ad hoc Committees: Cerebrovascular Diseases & Therapy; Education & Training; Global Neurosurgery; Honorary Presidents; Liaison Committee WFNS/WHO; Medal of Honour; Neuroendoscopy; Neuro-Oncology; Neurosurgical Anatomy; Neurotraumatology; Pediatric Neurosurgery; Peripheral Nerve Surgery; Skull-Base Surgery; Spine; Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery; William Scoville Award; Women in Neurosurgery; Young Neurosurgeons Award Committee (Atos Alves de Souza); Young Neurosurgeons Forum.


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