17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists rescheduled to 2021

Event rescheduled to 2021. Read More

Over 135 Societies from over 150 countries

Our members are our strength. 135 societies representing anaesthesiologists from over 150 countries are members of the WFSA. Learn more

Coronavirus

Guidance for anaesthesia and perioperative  care providers. Read More.

Learning Resources

WFSA’s virtual library

WFSA’s virtual library is a resource hub of open source material, including journal articles and books, that WFSA recommend for anaesthesia providers.
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Member Focus

135 Member Societies

Our member society directory provides contact details, society composition and other important information about the 135 societies that compose WFSA.
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Latest News

WFSA statement on patient safety for WHO Exec Board

The WFSA board have presented the following statement on ‘Global Action on Patient Safety’ at the 148th World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board Meeting.

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Statement on Public Health Emergencies for WHO Exec Board

The WFSA board have presented the following statement on ‘Public health emergencies: preparedness and response’ at the 148th World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board Meeting.

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Our favourite anaesthesia resources in 2020

At the end of a year in which WHO warned of an infodemic of resources and information, we’ve asked some of our Board and Committee Chairs to shortlist their favourite resources, articles, websites, books and presentations from 2020.

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We’re hiring – Projects Officer, London

Position – Projects Officer
Office – London, UK
Salary – £23,500 – £27,500 per year
Contract – 2 years fixed term, full-time
Application deadline – 11 January 2021

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Programmes

Fellowships are undertaken by trained anaesthesia providers who want to develop their careers by specialising or sub-specialising.

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Advocacy

The programme guides and encourages member societies in single and joint actions that support our objectives and it welcomes suggestions from members …

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Members

Our members are our strength. 135 societies representing 100,000s of anaesthesiologists from over 150 countries are members of the WFSA.

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New #anaesthesia tutorial - Ultrasound Guided Caudal Anaesthesia Do you work in paediatric #anesthesia? Find out more about this landmark regional anaesthesia technique with ATOTW 439 https://t.co/ZCa2fnwVGm https://t.co/H5hMSgjsk3
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The WFSA Workforce Map is an ongoing open source project to map the global anaesthesia workforce.

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