Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
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
London United Kingdom W1b 1py
United Kingdom, NY 00000 USA
anesthesia, anesthesiology, education, patient safety, quality, access, affordability, advocacy, research, training
Medical Disciplines (G90)
International Development, Relief Services (Q30)
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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
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
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- 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
WORLD FEDERATION OF SOCIETIES OF ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS
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