Moroccan professor Najia El Abbadi has been elected president of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WEFNS) for the period 2021-2023.
Ms. El Abbadi was elected in the second round of the elections for the presidency of the WEFNS which took place on Wednesday, after collecting 127 votes (50.4%).
“The second round of the WFNS elections was successful,” says the federation on its website, welcoming the record participation rate, 252 of the 268 (94%) delegates who voted electronically.
“The elections were successful, all conducted electronically due to the context of the pandemic,” said the WFNS.
The World Federation of Neurosurgery Societies (WFNS), founded in 1955, in Switzerland, as a professional, scientific and non-governmental organization, is made up of 130 member societies. It has consultative status with the United Nations.
The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies aspires to promote the overall improvement of neurosurgical care. The Federation’s mission is to work with member learned societies to improve neurosurgery care, training and research around the world for the benefit of patients.