Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Press Briefing
Approximate Number of People Reached:
WFNR membership and professional media
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
News release to announce the winner of the WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award – the winner was a closed loop visual cue device to alleviate the freezing of gait found in Parkinson’s disease (PD). The aim was to raise awareness of PD which was achieved.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
The press release was emailed to the WFNR membership (approx 5000 members).
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
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