World Federation for NeuroRehabiltiation

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World Federation for NeuroRehabiltiation

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Other: Press release to announce WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

Difficult to assess. WFNR membership and media coverage

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Worth £3000 to the winner, the Award honours the eminent neurologist Professor Franz Gerstenbrand (1924-2017), and recognises and rewards a neurorehabilitation project that has benefitted patients. The press release announced that entries for the WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award are welcome from clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals who are currently working in neurorehabilitation. Entries can involve any aspect of neurorehabilitation e.g., a patient or clinic management initiative, research project, best practice development or use of a new technology. The work described must be completed, and have produced results, or been published in the last 12 months. The Award is worth £3000 to the winner.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

WFNR membership newsletter.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

All contributed to raising awareness of the Award.

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

It’s important to raise awareness of brain injury and neurorehabilitation and BAW provides a ‘hook’ to do this.

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Tracey Mole

Contact Phone:

+44 (0)191 (2595547

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