WFNS SPINE COMMITTEE ORGANIZES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, BALI, INDONESIA


Under the auspices of Dr. Hafid Bajamal, the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Spine Committee held its biannual conference in Indonesia on the island of Bali toward the end of 2018.  International attendance was significant; the following members of the WFNS Spine Committee attended:

     Dr. Oscar Alves, Portugal
     Dr. Hafid Bajamal, Indonesia
     Dr. George Dohrmann, United States
     Dr. Maurizio Fornari, Italy
     Dr. Se-Hoon Kim, South Korea
     Dr. Jutty Parthiban, India
     Dr. Sushil Patkar, India
     Dr. Wilco Peul, Netherlands
     Dr. Prem Ramani, India
     Dr. Salman Sharif, Pakistan
     Dr. Nobojuki Shimokawa, Japan
     Dr. Ibet Marie Sih, Philippines
              and
     Dr. Mehmet Zileli, Turkey (Chairman, WFNS Spine Committee)

The conference covered the broad base of spine disorders and approaches.  The need for a book, CERVICAL SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY, was deemed most important and Dr. Ramani will speak to the publishers about further details.  In two years the conference (as above) will be held in Europe.