In line with WFSA’s position as a non-State actor in official relations with WHO, the WFSA board have submitted the following statement under the 73rd World Health Assembly Agenda item 11.2 Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues.
The WFSA is calling for further nominations to the Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (ICCM) Committee, currently comprising 9 members.
Internationally renowned Austrian Anaesthesiologist, Prof Otto Mayrhofer turned 100 on Monday 2 November 2020. WFSA Council member, Prof Anna Spacek, caught up with him at his Vienna home to discuss the birth of anaesthesiology in Austria, his memories of the first World Congress of Anaesthesiologists and his time as the fifth WFSA President. Prof Spacek found Prof Mayrhofer in good health and as intellectually quick and accurate as ever.
Leading anaesthesia experts from around the globe convened for a special meeting of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health to mark World Anaesthesia Day on 16 October.
WFSA are asking anaesthesiologists around the world on Friday 16 October to take part in our World Anaesthesia Day 2020 campaign to highlight the importance of occupational wellbeing to anaesthesia.