World Federation for Neurorehabilitation

Organized by:
World Federation for Neurorehabilitation

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Other: WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The WFNR launched the 2022 Franz Gerstenbrand Award in Brain Awareness Week. The Award is worth £3,000 and is open to WFNR members and non-members. It recognises and rewards a neurorehabilitation project that has benefitted patients. The aim was to reach neurorehabilitation professionals. The deadline for entries is 31 October 2022.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The WFNR website would be the most successful as it targets members worldwide. There is only a small number of media that cover neurorehabilitation so the news release will have had limited success.

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

The WFNR is delighted to be part of Brain Awareness Week and to be able to promote awareness through its Award.

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Tracey Mole

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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