Author: WFSA Ed

Statement on Universal Health Coverage for WHA73

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.

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Anaesthesia pioneer and former WFSA president Prof Otto Mayrhofer celebrates 100th birthday

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.

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