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Thursday 16 September 2021

Moroccan Najia El Abbadi Elected Head of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies

Moroccan Najia El Abbadi Elected Head of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies

Moroccan professor Najia El Abbadi has been elected president of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WEFNS) for the period 2021-2023.

El Abbadi was elected in the second round of elections for the presidency of the WEFNS, which took place on Wednesday, after receiving 127 votes (50.4%).

"The 2nd round of the WFNS elections was a success," the federation said on its website, welcoming the record turnout, with 252 of the 268 (94%) delegates voting electronically.

"Elections were successfully conducted, all done electronically due to the pandemic environment," WFNS noted.

MAP 17 September 2021