World Federation for Neurorehabilitation

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World Federation for Neurorehabilitation

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Press Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals

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

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Tracey Mole

Contact Phone:

+44 (0) 191 259 5547

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