With World Patient Safety Day 2023 focusing on ways to better engage patients in their own care we look at how anaesthesia is embracing patient engagement.
Storm Daniel hit the eastern Libyan coast on 10 September, destroying local infrastructure and killing many thousands. This is one of the biggest disasters in Libya’s history. Anecdotally, everyone in Libya will know at least one person who has been directly impacted by this tragedy.
After 12 years, Phoebe Mainland has handed over the role of WFSA liaison with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee ISO/TC 121 to Steven Dain. She outlines why this relationship matters to both WFSA and ISO.
WFSA Council member, Dr Phillipe Mavoungou called on African member states to invest in anaesthesia services through improved policy planning, education and training as a means to realise Universal Health Coverage targets.
For the last 8 years as ATOTW’s Editor in Chief, Dr Maytinee Lilaonitkul has been the driving force in growing the reach and accessibility of this internationally renowned educational resource.
On 6 July 2023, WFSA published the 500th edition of ATOTW. To celebrate this landmark, Editors-in-Chief (EiC) past and present discuss their roles in its conception, growth and longevity.