The World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB) was founded in 1970, at the third ALASBIMN Congress in Mexico City. It is a non-profit organization, lead y two governing bodies. The Governing Council is a permanent body, composed of the members of the Executive Committee and representatives of all regional societies world-wide. The Executive ommittee is a temporary body, elected for four years.
The Federation aims to run an extensive Education Programme for developing countries, both on-site and on-line. The WFNMB works with member societies (e.g. SNMMI and EANM) to offer educational programmes, products and information to help individual nuclear physicians stay current and provide the best possible nuclear medicine practice to the public.