In May, Dr Michael Champeau, the President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) joined the WFSA delegation for the 76th World Health Assembly(WHA). Participation at the WHA formed part of a broader trip to build on ASA’s partnerships worldwide. Dr Champeau highlights some of the key activities and learnings from his travels.
WFSA’s statement at the Special Session of the World Health Assembly on preparedness and response to health emergencies. The statement highlights the centrality of anaesthesia’s role in responding to global health emergencies.
An enormous thank you to the 6539 delegates from 132 countries who made WCA2021 such a unique and valuable networking and learning experience.
Every year on 16th October, anaesthesia professionals the world over celebrate and highlight the vital role that anaesthesia plays in global health.
Registrations are now open for the Euroanaesthesia 2021 congress which will be held online on 17-19 December.
To inform discussions at the WHO Regional Committee for Europe on efforts to strengthen mental health services, WFSA, in its capacity as a non-state actor in official liaison with WHO, has issued a statement highlighting the importance of prioritising health workers’ occupational well-being.