Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines

WORLD FEDERATION OF SOCIETIES OF ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS

Quick Facts

aka WFSA

United Kingdom, NY

Mission

TO MAKE AVAILABLE THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OFANESTHESIA, PAIN TREATMENT, TRAUMA MANAGEMENT AND RESUSCITATION TO ALL PEOPLES OF THE WORLD AND TO DISSEMINATE THE SAME AMONGST THEM

Ruling Year

1985

Principal Officer

David Wilkinson

Main Address

London United Kingdom W1b 1py

United Kingdom, NY 00000 USA

Keywords

anesthesia, anesthesiology, education, patient safety, quality, access, affordability, advocacy, research, training

EIN

13-3211128

 Number

7471768257

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Medical Disciplines (G90)

International Development, Relief Services (Q30)

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Education & Training

Innovation & Research

Safety & Quality

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

To improve patient care, and access to safe anaesthesia, by uniting anaesthesiologists around the world.

We deliver our mission through programmes that are implemented in partnership with National Societies of Anaesthesiology and other organisations that share our objectives. We work with the World Health Organisation (WHO), with governments, with other standard setters, with surgical organisations, with NGOs, with hospitals and with training centres and we welcome partnerships with organisations that support safe surgery and recognise that safe anaesthesia is an essential element of the same.

1. Education & Training

Aim: To enhance patient care worldwide by working collaboratively to create, develop and strengthen anaesthesiology education and training

Objective 1: To provide fellowships and other grants to young anaesthesiologists

Objective 2: To strengthen the global capacity to deliver safe anaesthesia and effective pain relief

Objective 3: To develop, and make available, quality educational materials for anaesthesiologists worldwide.

2. Innovation & Research

Aim: To promote innovation and research in anaesthesia

Objective 1: To seek out, test and endorse innovative equipment, drugs, learning or methods for safer anaesthesia and effective pain relief in resource poor settings

Objective 2: To promote and support research into anaesthesia, with a focus on the areas of innovation, safety, education and anaesthesiology in resource poor settings


3. Safety and Quality
Aim: To promote global standards in anaesthesiology

Objective 1: To promote and maintain the International Standards for the Safe Practice of Anaesthesia around the globe

Objective 2: To provide guidance concerning the professional wellbeing of anaesthesiologists


4. Advocacy

Aim: To support and promote a focus on the availability, safety and quality of anaesthesiology

Objective 1: To encourage national and global decision making that promotes the availability of safe and high quality anaesthesia and effective pain relief

Objective 2: To promote anaesthesiology and surgery as an essential element of global health - to address the crises of unsafe surgery and access to surgical care

Hundreds of thousands of Anaesthesiologists across 140 countries

Board, Council, Expert Committees covering Education, Publications, Safety & Quality, Professional Wellbeing, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Pain

- Numbers of anaesthesia providers trained / annum

- Numbers of Member Societies

- Numbers of anaesthesiologists who are members of National Societies

- Changes in international health policy & legislation re surgical care & anaesthesia

- Numbers of research grant applicants and awards

- Numbers of innovation awards applicants

- Number of scholars to regional congresses

To date over 200 fellows

To date over 100 Scholars to Regional Congresses

Over $2m per year donated in volunteer time

To date over 120 member societies of the WFSA covering over 140 countries

Over 300 Tutorials published

Over 400 articles published in Update in Anaesthesia

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Financials

WORLD FEDERATION OF SOCIETIES OF ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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