Dr. Jatin P. Shah, of New York, considered the foundation of a universal body uniting all masters required under the watchful eye of patients with Head and Neck Cancer around the world. He exhibited this idea to the Executive Council of the Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, (SHNS) at its Retreat in the mid-year of 1985 and looked for backing from the SHNS. The proposition was gotten excitedly by the SHNS, and he was urged to continue By August of 1986, pioneers of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies worldwide were reached to investigate the practicality of foundation of an International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies with the motivation behind "building up channels of correspondence to upgrade trade of data and enhancing learning and in addition investigating new bearings in the conclusion, treatment and recovery of patients with head and neck disease". On May 13, 1998, The American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) turned into the single biggest association in North America for the headway of examination and instruction in head and neck oncology. The merger of two social orders, the American Society for Head and Neck Surgery and the Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, framed the American Head and Neck Society. This proposition was eagerly gotten by pioneers in the field from different parts of the world, coming full circle in the development of a controlling panel which met on May 1, 1987, at the Grosvenor House, in London. Delegates of sixteen Head and Neck Organizations from North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia were available. The controlling board drafted the constitution and local laws of the Federation which was thusly sanctioned by the Governing Council which comprised of one part from every part association in the Federation. Dr. Jatin Shah was chosen Secretary General by consistent vote of the Governing Council. Beginning projects of the Federation comprised of extending the enrolment of the Federation with accumulation of a pamphlet, advancement of a global index of individuals from part social orders and association of World Congresses. Throughout the years the Federation has developed with an enrolment of 43 Head and Neck oncologic associations, speaking to 65 nations, from all aspects of the world. Yearly Newsletters were distributed at first, and these were in the long run transitioned into a dynamic and current Web webpage. (www.ifhnos.org) The Federation can reach more than 5000 masters, situated in almost every side of the world, furnishing consideration to patients with head and neck growth through enrolment of its segment social orders. The Federation has effectively achieved its underlying objective and mission of building up channels of correspondence to cultivate kinship amongst experts required being taken care of by patients with head and neck malignancy.
IFHNOS is a worldwide association built up through participation of national and local Societies and Organizations in the Specialty of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology with enrolment from national and territorial multidisciplinary associations, speaking to 65 nations. The motivation behind the Federation is to give a typical stage to Specialists in the field of Head and Neck Cancer to associate in expert matters of shared interest. The Federation conducts quadrennial worldwide Congresses including multidisciplinary Specialists in Head and Neck Cancer in different parts of the world. Likewise, it offers Global proceeding with Medical Education, through its World Tour programs, directed by world pioneers in the claims to fame of Surgical, Medical and Radiation Oncology, and partnered fortes.
The Federation has altogether upgraded global fellowship, kinship and collegiality amongst Head and Neck Surgeons and Oncologists, from all parts of the world. IFHNOS energizes global coordinated effort for ventures of common enthusiasm through cooperative Research, and patron’s neighbourhood, local and national gatherings for proceeding with therapeutic instruction in Head and Neck Cancer. The IFHNOS quadrennial congresses are a standout amongst the most essential and critical multidisciplinary gatherings in the forte of Head and Neck Cancer.Read More»