The History of the World Federation of Neurology: The First 50 Years of the WFN

Hardcover | June 8, 2014

byJohan A. Aarli

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Since its founding in 1957, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has been deeply integrated in the development of international collaboration in the field of neurology, and has played a key part in asserting with dissemination of information and the need to learn from each other,independent of political systems, but with a basis in the development of democracy worldwide. This book covers the history of the WFN from its founding in Brussels in 1957 to the present day. Written by a former President and long-standing officer of the WFN, The History of the World Federation of Neurology chronicles the formation and expansion of the WFN, the development of its structureand various committees, and the evolution of its global biennial meeting, the World Congress of Neurology. Sections of the text focus on the key neurologists involved in the development of the WFN, including Houston Merritt, Pearce Bailey Jr, and Ludo van Bogaert, to name but a few, as well as thehistory of its educational publications, including World Neurology and Journal of the Neurological Sciences.

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Since its founding in 1957, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has been deeply integrated in the development of international collaboration in the field of neurology, and has played a key part in asserting with dissemination of information and the need to learn from each other,independent of political systems, but with a basis in ...

Johan A. Aarli is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neurology at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, and Haukeland Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:June 8, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198713061

ISBN - 13:9780198713067

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Table of Contents

1. Johan A. Aarli: Neurology before the WFN2. Johan A. Aarli: The shaping of the organization3. Johan A. Aarli: World Federation of Neurology: structure and organization4. Johan A. Aarli: The WFN Applied Research Committee5. Johan A. Aarli: Communication in the WFN6. Johan A. Aarli: Regional neurological associations7. Johan A. Aarli: WFN and WHO8. Johan A. Aarli, Noshir H Wadia, and Jun Kimura: In service of the WFN9. Johan A. Aarli: The International (World) Congresses of Neurology10. Vladimir Hachinski: Epilogue