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: Launched WFNR Award

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award is open for entries from clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals. The Award, which is in its 3rd year, recognises and rewards a neurorehabilitation project that has benefitted patients. Named after Professor Franz Gerstenbrand, in recognition of his continuous contributions to neurorehabilitation, the Award is worth £3000 and open to WFNR members and non-members worldwide. The annual, single prize is awarded as either a travel bursary to a clinical conference, professional development course or research project. The deadline for entries is 31st December 2015.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

It is not possible to assess which method was successful until entries are received.


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:

  • none

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Professor Stephanie Clarke, WFNR President said in the WFNR Award press release: “In Brain Awareness Week it is important to focus on the importance of neurorehabilitation for our patients…”

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

Contact Name:

Tracey Mole

Contact Phone:

+44 (0)191 (2595547

Contact Email:

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