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Partner Organisations

There are many ways for non profit organisations and companies to get involved with the WFSA. Whether sharing your support for our mission and work, joining our SAFE-T Consortium to advocate for safe anaesthesia for everybody, or becoming an official partner, partnership opportunities are available for NGOs and for companies.


The WFSA is in official relations with the WHO. Particular areas of collaboration include its Programmes for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care and Patient Safety.

World Health Organisation (WHO)
Email: info@who.int 
Website: http://www.who.int 

The WFSA also has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council: UN-ECOSOC

Other Organisations Officially Liaised with the WFSA

These organisations have agreed to the following:

  • An exchange of constitutions
  • An invitation to attend relevant General Assemblies as an observer
  • A linkage of website (where possible) and co-operation in the promotion of each others World congresses
  • A willingness to assist in the scientific programs of such meetings

or are otherwise closely engaged with the work of the WFSA.

Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologists (ASPA)
Website: www.aspa-2000.com

International Federation of Gynaecology & Obstetrics (FIGO)
Website: http://www.figo.org 

Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma and Anaesthesia Care (G4 Alliance)
Website: http://www.theg4alliance.org/ 

Division of Global Health Equity, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Website: https://anesthesia.ucsf.edu/divisions/division-global-health-equity#partnerships

International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
Website: http://www.iars.org/ 

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 
Website: http://www.iasp-pain.org 

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)
Website: http://www.iso.org 
Technical Secretariat: British Standards Institution
Website: http://www.bsigroup.com 

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Website: https://www.icrc.org/en

The Lancet Commission
Website: http://www.thelancet.com/home 

Website: http://www.lifebox.org/ 

Patient Safety Movement
Website: https://patientsafetymovement.org/

Primary Trauma Care Foundation (PTCF)
Website: http://www.primarytraumacare.org/ 

Society for Ultrasound in Anaesthesia (SUA)
Website: http://www.usgain.com/ 

Society for Paediatric Anaesthesia in Australia and New Zealand (SPANZA)
Website: http://www.spanza.org.au/

World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
Website: http://www.world-critical-care.org