Author: WFSA

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.

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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.

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Bursaries for online CME study platform

Granting access to quality assessed videos and lectures online is an important part of developing the capacity of anaesthesia providers around the world. To meet this need WFSA have teamed up with the online platform Bristol Final FRCA Crammer, to provide bursaries to anaesthesia providers from low and middle-income countries so that they can access a wealth of online educational tools and resources. The material is based on the Royal College of Anaesthetists FRCA curriculum and features over 30 hours of quality assessed video and lectures.

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