The WFSA is pleased to announce the publication of our official Position Statement on Anaesthesiology and Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The statement was approved unanimously by Extraordinary Resolution of WFSA’s General Assembly.
WFSA & Association of Anaesthetists mark 100th SAFE Course
The WFSA and the Association of Anaesthetists are proud to celebrate the 100th SAFE course which took place in October 2018
Speak up and team up for making anaesthesia care safe for all for World Patient Safety Day 2019
As of 2019, the 17th September has been designated as the World Patient Safety Day by the World Health Organization (WHO). On this day WHO will launch a global campaign to create awareness of patient safety and urge people to show their commitment for making healthcare safer. The aim is to raise global awareness about patient safety.
The WFSA releases position statement on opioids
The WFSA is pleased to announce the publication of our Position Statement on Opioids, developed by the WFSA’s Pain Management Committee and approved by the Board.
The WFSA represented anaesthesia at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva
A delegation from the WFSA attended the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) which took place in Geneva from the 20th – 28th May 2019. The WFSA delegation comprised of Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen (President), Professor Adrian Gelb (Secretary), Dr Wayne Morriss (Director of Programmes), Dr Mauricio Vasco (Chair, WFSA’s Obstetrics Committee), Julian Gore-Booth (Chief Executive Officer), and Annabel Higgins (Advocacy and Communications Officer). This busy week is the WFSA main advocacy opportunity every year, and an opportunity as a non-State actor in official relations with the WHO to present statements, meet with WHO officials, country representatives and NGOs to promote safe anaesthesia.
World Anaesthesia Day 2019 campaign
Join the WFSA’s World Anaesthesia Day resuscitation campaign, joining with World Restart a Heart
We are asking anaesthesiologists around the world to take part in our World Anaesthesia Day campaign on the 16th of October to showcase the role of anaesthesiologists in resuscitation.