Who we are

Purpose, Mission and Goals

Who we are

The World Federation of ADHD brings together the professional community and their regional ADHD associations. 

We disseminate education about ADHD and advocate for patients and their families by having world experts teaching clinicians, researchers and other ADHD stakeholders how to use scientific facts and clinical wisdom to create better outcomes for people with ADHD. The association was founded in 2007 at the 1st International Congress was held in Würzburg, Germany.

Purpose

The objective and mission of the World Federation of ADHD shall be

  • to disseminate knowledge about ADHD
  • to promote research into causes, prevention and treatment of ADHD
  • to formulate and promote public policy that will favourably affect the care of patients
  • to exchange information between scientists, physicians, health experts, ADHD lay organisations, self-help groups and the public
  • to collaborate with other related professional and lay organizations

Mission and Goals

Dissemination of knowledge about ADHD shall be achieved by...
Promotion of research into causes, prevention and treatment of ADHD shall be achieved by...
Formulation and promotion of public policy that will favourably affect the care of patients with ADHD shall be achieved by...

 

Since 2011 the World Federation of ADHD honours distinguished colleagues with the
Medal of the World Federation of ADHD