Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Launched Award
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
1) Launched the 2017 WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award. WFNR members and non-members worldwide can enter the Award which is worth £3000 to the winner. Named after Professor Franz Gerstenbrand, in recognition of his continuous contributions in neurorehabilitation, the Award recognises and rewards a neurorehabilitation project that has benefitted patients. Clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals who are currently working in neurorehabilitation can apply: please visit: http://wfnr.co.uk/education-and-research/wfnr-award/ for more information. 2) Neurorehabilitation Summit took place in Shanghai and Nanjing, China. This involved speakers from the WFNR Presidium and WFNR Special Interest Group Chairs.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
It is useful to have a fixed week that focusses on the brain as it channels ongoing plans and adds to the ‘volume’ of noise generated.
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