Who we are

Purpose, Mission and Goals

Who we are

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

We aim to disseminate education about ADHD and advocate for patients and their families by enabling world experts to teach clinicians, researchers and other ADHD stakeholders on how to use scientific facts and clinical wisdom to create better outcomes for people with ADHD. 

Professor Andreas Warnke, Director of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy at the University of Würzburg, Germany, was officially nominated the first president of our non-profit organisation.

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 affect the care of patients favourably 

- to exchange information between scientists, physicians, health experts, ADHD lay organisations, self-help groups and the public
to collaborate with other related professionals and lay organizations

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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 a public policy that will affect the care of patients with ADHD favourably shall be achieved by...

Medal of the World Federation of ADHD

The World Federation of ADHD honours distinguished colleagues...