The Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN) is a united, committed organisation and a strong public voice for neurology throughout Australia and New Zealand.
One of the major objectives of the Association is to provide a comprehensive structure to allow neurologists and neuroscientists to interact, with the aim of advancing knowledge of the nervous system. It maintains communication, practice and research opportunities, and aims to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of neurology.
Through its close association with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) ANZAN has significant input into education, specialist training, and practice guidelines and in partnership with the RACP oversees the training of neurologists.
To promote the development of clinical neurology and neurological science throughout the Asian and Oceanian Region.
Assist, as required, in the development of training programs and research efforts in member and potential member nations of the region.
Facilitate co-operative exchange programs for trainee and qualified neurologists and neuroscientists.
Participate with activities promoted by the WFN.
Respect the aims and aspirations of member organizations in providing support and advice.
Promote friendship amongst neurologists and neuroscientists in the region.
Act with sensitivity in obviating political and cultural influences which may impact adversely on these mission objectives.