WFNS August 2021 Newsletter

The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
Newsletter August 2021
Message from the
Editor
Dear Colleagues –

The primary focus of this issue of the Newsletter is outgoing President Franco Servadei’s tenure of four years leading the WFNS. Commentaries from the Chairs of many of the WFNS Committees, among others, are included.

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WFNS President Servadei - Coordinator of Committee Activities

I would like to say at the outset that it has been an honor and privilege working with Dr Franco Servadei who has been a true and genuine leader for the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies over the past 4 years.

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WFNS President Servadei - Young Neurosurgeons Forum

While leaders tend to give many promises during election campaigns, only a few of these are fulfilled during the time of their leadership. However, Professor Servadei spared no time in achieving what he promised to do.

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WFNS President Servadei - William Scoville Award Committee

If there is something that this pandemic is bequeathing or contributing to us, it is time. Time to read, remember, analyze and meditate. And on the other hand, the way we carry out our daily activities typical of our specialty has changed, with the increasingly growing teleconference commitments, which are much more frequent than before the pandemic, and really force us, much more than before, to contribute to our academic level.

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WFNS President Servadei - Spine Committee

Professor Franco Servadei’s contribution to the field of Neurosurgery is one that can never be forgotten.

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WFNS President Servadei - Skull-Base Surgery Committee

I met Professor Franco while participating in the many meetings all over the world, but our talks were simply compliments – never a stop to drink a coffee or something like that.

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WFNS President Servadei - Peripheral Nerve Surgery Committee

Prof. Servadei has done an outstanding job shaping the WFNS for the past four years for what it is today. He accomplished extraordinary results and expressed great leadership skills, especially in the pandemic era.

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WFNS President Servadei - Pediatric Neurosurgery Committee

In these challenging moments, we are forced to reinvent ourselves. All difficulty creates a window of opportunity and Prof Franco Servadei led the WFNS in these times with tenacity, mastery and brilliance.

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WFNS President Servadei - Neurotraumatology Committee

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WFNS President Servadei - Neurosurgical Anatomy Committee

Professor Franco Servadei has been a great inspiration to most of us on how to lead such a large Federation with great success.

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WFNS President Servadei – Neurorehabilitation & Reconstructive Neurosurgery Committee

In the year of 2004, I, an aspiring neuro-traumatologist in India, met Dr. Franco Servadei during his oration at the National Neurotrauma conference in Ludhiana, India.

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WFNS President Servadei - Neuroendoscopy & Neuroendocrine Committee

Franco, as this humble yet pragmatic gentleman prefers to be called, has had an exciting if not tumultuous tenure at the helm of our World Federation.

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WFNS President Servadei - Global Neurosurgery Committee

One of the most notable achievements of Franco during his presidency is how he shepherded the rapid ascent of the field of Global Neurosurgery.

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WFNS President Servadei - Fund-Raising Committee

Franco represented the dynamic leadership that the World Federation needed at that time when there was fear of fragmentation and increasing politicization.

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WFNS President Servadei - Ethics & Medico-Legal Affairs Committee

In September 2015, in Rome during WFNS Interim meeting, a General Assembly meeting of the WFNS was held in order to elect a new WFNS president.

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WFNS President Servadei - Education & Training Committee

Thank you for your hard work and leadership during the past four years leading us through the pandemic adversities and more.

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WFNS President Servadei - Cerebrovascular Diseases and Therapy Committee

I first met Prof Franco Servadei, when he was elected as the president elect of the WFNS. At that time I was vice president of Turkish Neurosurgical Society.

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Statements
WFNS President Servadei - Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons

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Obituary Comments – John Baptist Mukasa

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Obituary: Prof. Souad Bakhti

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Obituary: Professor Tetsuo Kanno

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International WFNS & Pakistan Society of Neurosurgeons Appreciation Webinars

The WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11th March 2020. Time paused and the world closed down as the disease spread alarmingly rapidly globally, affecting all educational activities worldwide.

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NeuroComplications Learning Series Virtual CME May 29 & Sep 24

The Virtual CME Platform on ‘Complications in Neurosurgery’ termed as NeuroComplications (https://www.neurocomplications.com/), was launched globally on 29th May 2020 by Prof Dr Franco Servadei, President, WFNS.

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Statements
WFNS Neuroanatomy Committee

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ISPN 2021 Virtual Meeting

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Upcoming Events
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Mar 2022
XVII WFNS WORLD CONGRESS OF NEUROSURGERY

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