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First steps in an uncharted territory by WFNMB

  • Dong Soo LeeEmail author
  • Patricia Bernal Trujillo
  • Savvas Frangos
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A new era of World Federation based on new statutes

The World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB) has evolved into its new governance while establishing a new vision, which basically focuses on getting back to its foundational spirit of decades ago. Almost two generations have passed between the birth of the Federation and when the statutes were revised in 2015, which has framed anew the future of the Federation. After the new executive leadership was elected in 2016 according to the revised statutes, we the elects prepared ourselves for the coming term of 2 years. The core of the revised statutes is to separate the job of the congress and the Federation tasks. The congress chair was independently elected and is now preparing the quadrennial World Congress. This initially appeared as simply a separation of the roles of the president and president’s congress. However, the intention of introduction of the new statutes has gradually emerged in recent years and now it is...

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Acknowledgements

We appreciate the help and support of Jinwoo Kim, International Program Manager of Seoul National University, for making the initial draft as well as producing the figures for this communication.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong Soo Lee
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Patricia Bernal Trujillo
    • 2
    • 3
  • Savvas Frangos
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Seoul National UniversitySeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and BiologyViennaAustria
  3. 3.Fundacion Santa Fe de BogotaUniversity HospitalBogotaColombia
  4. 4.Bank of Cyprus Oncology CentreNicosiaCyprus

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