The Vision of World Skull Base

1. To provide a constantly updating and interactive support platform for patients suffering from skull base pathosis and related disorders.

2. To provide a network of accomplished professionals to engage and advise patients with skull base pathosis who approach the organisation for treatment support.

3. To create a common platform that will bring together doctors trained in the subspecialty of Skull Base Surgery from across the world.

4. To enhance co-operation and amity between important skull base centers across the world.

5. To create a ‘flying team’ of professionals who can offer treatment and training in skull base pathosis across borders.

6.To promote cognizance of recent technical advances in the subspecialty of Skull Base Surgery and thereby promote best practices in the treatment of skull base pathosis.

7. To enable creation of a clinical databank of rare tumors of the skull base from multiple centers across borders which will enable better understanding of the disease processes and to formulate adequate evidence based treatment measures for the same.

8. To create and maintain a vast, permanent and apprising online clinical teaching material of the presentation and management of rare tumors of the skull base.

9. To create an e-learning hub-and-spoke network wherein scientific information and educational materials can be disseminated to and from centers of excellence in the specialty of skull base surgery with the hub being the WSB headquarters at Bangalore, India.

10. To simplify the training process in an otherwise complex subspecialty where the learning curve is long and arduous and to increase the number of Skull Base centers across the world, with an emphasis on the Indo-Pacific geography.

11. To strive towards setting up curriculum based training programmes that are accredited by governmental and professional bodies. The eventual goal is to established national postdoctoral programmes in Skull Base Surgery across countries.

12. To provide succour to the poor and underprivileged by periodically organising surgical camps in underdeveloped populations.