World Headache Society

Our Objectives

Your one-stop destination for headache medicine education


To conduct distance education and skill-based training in headache medicine and to develop trainee testing in national headache fellowship programmes.


To facilitate student and clinician exchange programmes to have greater understanding of regional perspectives and to mentor students in headache medicine.


To assist in creation of patient advocacy groups with an aim to improve the quality of life of patients and their carers through sensitization and formulation of policy.


To empower WHS chapter countries with guidelines based on cultural and socio-economic conditions, and to set standards of excellence for comprehensive headache clinics.

Course Directors

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Dr Pravin Thomas

Founder & Chairman, World Headache Society
Consultant Neurologist and Chief of Headache Medicine Basildon University Hospital, UK
Senior Associate Editor, Headache Medicine Connections
Visiting Professor, SVYASA University

Prof M. Madhusudhanan

Prof Madhusudanan

Professor and HOD of Neurology, Travancore Medicity, India

Prof Manjari Tripathi

Prof Manjari Tripathi

Unit Head, Department of Neurology AIIMS, Delhi In-charge Centre of Excellence of Epilepsy Ministry of Health & Dept. of Biotechnology

Prof Brian McGeeney

Dr Brian McGeeney

Associate Professor in Neurology John R. Graham Headache Centre Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, USA

Dr Pei Feng Lim

Dr Pei Feng Lim

Director, Oral & Maxillofacial Pain Program
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina

The World Headache Society is a registered non-profit organisation.

Registration Number: A0111393U
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The reexamination for the WHS Headache and Facial Pain certification course will be conducted on 28 August, 2022 at 6.30 PM IST