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

🕒 You still have time to register!Join us on 12 June 2024 for the webinar "Fighting Fatigue Together: Prioritizing Workforce Well-being for Enhanced Patient Safety."🗓️ 10:00 EDT / 15:00 BST / 16:00 CEST / 19:30 ISTOrganised with the European Patient Safety Foundation (EUPFS). Simultaneous translation in FR & ES.🔗 bit.ly/45eaRg9 #PatientSafety #anaesthesia #anesthesiology ... See MoreSee Less
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The #ChineseSocietyofAnaesthesiology, the #croatiansocietyofanaesthesiology, #SMAAR and #ASAI signing the #PPBM #SantaCruzDeclaration at #Euroanaesthesia! 🙌 Learn more about the declaration, see current signatories and find out how to endorse >>> via link in bio#PatientBloodManagement ... See MoreSee Less
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📢 Join our webinar "Fighting Fatigue Together: Prioritizing Workforce Well-being for Enhanced Patient Safety" on June 12, 2024 at 2pm UTC! 🗓️🔗 Register now: wfsahq-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/4817165387370/WN_qULGZ6U0RLKFjD0LFknMRgExplore the impact of fatigue on healthcare professionals and patient safety, human factors in healthcare, and the link between fatigue and errors. 🌍 Simultaneous translation in French and Spanish available.#Healthcare #PatientSafety #WorkforceWellBeing #Webinar ... See MoreSee Less
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📢 New tutorial alert - ATOTW 524: Perioperative Management of Diabetic Patients: Optimising Care with Insulin Pumps and CGM Devices. Discover it here: bit.ly/4bM8Zxm. This tutorial examines the perioperative management of diabetic patients using insulin pumps and CGM devices. It focuses on optimizing care through patient-centred strategies, preoperative evaluation, and education on glucose management to prevent complications and ensure stable blood glucose levels. #Anaesthesia #anesthesiology #DiabeticPatients ... 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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