Invited Editorial| Volume 298, ISSUE 1-2, P17-20, November 15, 2010

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Neurology education in Latin America and the World Federation of Neurology

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      The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) is the international body representing the specialty of neurology in more than 100 countries/regions of the globe. The WFN was organized as a federation of national neurologic societies in 1957. A primary goal of the WFN is to assist low-resource countries in providing meaningful education for its neurologic health care providers and thus improve the neurologic health of its citizens. During the last decade the WFN has promoted the Neurology Education in Latin America establishing different strategies.


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