WFSA’s Strategy 2023-28

WFSA’s Strategy provides a blueprint for strengthening our specialty. Read the strategy

141 Societies from 150 countries

Our members are our strength. 141 societies representing anaesthesiologists from 150 countries are members of WFSA. Learn more

The Global Anaesthesia Mentoring Programme

Connecting anaesthesiologists around the world through virtual support partnerships. Read More.

WCA 2026 MOROCCO

The 19th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

With representation from 130+ countries, the WCA is the world’s foremost global anaesthesia congress.
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Santa Cruz Declaration

Strengthening Patient Blood Management Globally

WFSA’s Member Societies, Regional Sections and partners work together to strengthen Patient Blood Management policies and practices worldwide

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Latest News

CapnoWeek: Closing the Global Capnography Gap

On the 24 – 29 June, join Lifebox, Smile Train and WFSA with the aim of ensuring that every anesthesia provider, no matter where they work, is equipped with this essential anesthesia monitoring device.

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Fellow of the Month: Amos Zacharia, Tanzania

The University of Nairobi paediatric anaesthesia fellow discusses his experience at the Paediatric Anaesthesia Training in Africa (PATA) bootcamp in Zambia

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WHA77 Statement –  health care systems must be supported to mitigate and minimise climate change

WFSA joined a WHA77 constituency statement on WHA77 agenda item 15.4 – Climate change, pollution and health impact of chemicals, waste pollution on human health and Climate Change and Health.

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WHA77 Statement – WFSA constituency statement welcomes the proposed Emergency, Critical & Operative Care implementation plan

WFSA convened and delivered a constituency statement supported by 14 Non State Actors representing health workers from across the patient pathway. The statement was delivered in support of a proposed draft decision to develop an ECO action plan

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Programmes

WFSA enhances patient care worldwide by working collaboratively to create, develop and strengthen anaesthesiology education and training.

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Annual Theme 2024: Workforce Well-Being

WFSA’s Annual Theme 2024: Workforce Well-Being seeks to shine a spotlight on an issue that is critical to health professionals and patients worldwide.

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Members

Our members are our strength. 141 societies representing 100,000s of anaesthesiologists from 150 countries are members of WFSA.

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Uniting Anaesthesiologists to Improve Patient Care and Access to Safe Anaesthesia

WFSA is registered in the US as a 501(c)(3) & UK Charity no. 1166545

Move over Shark Week, #CapnoWeek is coming!Join Lifebox Smile Train & WFSA - World Federation Of Societies of Anaesthesiologists for an online deep dive into capnography as we work to #ClosetheGapCapnography is an essential anesthesia monitoring tool, yet it remains largely unavailable across most low-resource setting operating rooms. Research shows there is often a 100% gap between the need for capnography and its availability in low-income countries. Stay tunedMore info here: bit.ly/4c9NXsi#EverySurgerySafer #SaferAnesthesia ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us on #CapnoWeek!Don’t miss our expert panel ‘Closing the Global Capnography Gap’Chaired by Dr. Zipporah Gathuya, with speakers Dr. Angela Enright, Dr. Carolina Haylock-Loor, Dr. Elizabeth Igaga, Dr. Faye Evans, and Dr. Mary NabukenyaThis online event is hosted by #Lifebox Smile Train and WFSA - World Federation Of Societies of AnaesthesiologistsWednesday 26 June 1300 hrs UTCIf you are passionate about safer anesthesia for everyone, this session is for you! Details can be found here bit.ly/4aR6rgm#CloseTheCapnoGap #SaferAnesthesia #Capnography #Anesthesia #GlobalHealth #GlobalSurgery ... See MoreSee Less
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Take a look at these unique #AAAC #Abstract prizes open to all delegates from Africa 👇Closing date > 24 June 2024The #AllAfricaAnaesthesiaCongress will take place 13-19 Sept '24 in #Johannesburg #SouthAfricaApply now 👉 ow.ly/7CuS50Sh4B3South African Society of Anaesthesiologists #AfricanRegionalSection ... See MoreSee Less
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Workforce Map

The WFSA Workforce Map is an ongoing open source project to map the global anaesthesia workforce.

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