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COVID-19 and Neurosurgical Training in LMICs

The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Young Neurosurgeons Forum in conjunction with the Global Neurosurgery Committee is proud to announce a multipart webinar series on Global Neurosurgery. Each webinar will consist of a multinational expert panel of speakers who will…

Long-term Follow-up of Patients in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This study, which is coordinated by the NIHR Global Health Research Group on Neurotrauma, aims to understand neurosurgeons’ experiences of long-term follow-up of patients with neurosurgical conditions in Low- and Middle-income Countries. If you are a neurosurgeon working in a low- or…

Neurosurgical Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic in LMICs Focusing on Ethiopia

Join us on May 22, 2020, 12:00 PM BST (2:00 PM local time) in this webinar on "Neurosurgical Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic in LMICs with a Focus on Ethiopia." Zoom Meeting ID: 873 5941 7557Password: 035333 Here's the list…

Neurosurgical Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) face the greatest burden of neurotrauma. However, most of the research published in scientific journals originates from high-income countries. Evidence originating in high-income countries may not be generalisable to LMICs, therefore it is important to nurture…

Update on the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum

The WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum (YNF) is a WFNS committee that is an advocate and conduit for developing the knowledge, surgical skills, research capability, and career opportunities for young neurosurgeons worldwide in order to align with the WFNS mission of…

Neurosurgical Education for Young Neurosurgeons

Imparting neurosurgical education and training is significantly influenced by the availability of resources allocated to a nation’s healthcare industry. Countries with higher HDI (human development index) have better resources and are well equipped to adapt to the technological advances emerging…