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About the WFSA

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists is a unique, global network of National Societies that brings together qualified practitioners of this specialised area of medicine.

As an essential element of any safe and pain free surgical intervention anaesthesiology is a major contributor to positive health outcomes. The WFSA works to make safe anaesthesia universally accessible and to improve patient care around the world.

Vision and Mission

WFSA is the foremost global alliance of anaesthesiologists ...

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History of Anaesthesia

Although many individuals administered anaesthetic agents ...

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Reports

This page will guide you to the annual reports of the various ...

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National Member Societies

Our members are our strength. Over 120 Societies representing ...

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History of the WFSA

After the end of the Second World War anaesthetists found that ...

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Constitution

The WFSA’s Constitution has gone through periodic revisions ...

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Staff

The WFSA is led and run by volunteers and is consequently ...

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Committees

Our Executive Committee are tasked with the job of ensuring ...

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Regional Sections

A number of member societies located in the same geographical ...

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Volunteers change lives

Last year world leaders in the field of anaesthesiology gave us over $2m worth of their time and know how.

You can be part of that extraordinary effort.

Find out how to Volunteer

Why Donate?

Because Safe Anaesthesia Saves Lives.

Because nobody should have to undergo surgery without Anaesthesia.

Because 2 billion people around the world do not have that option... yet.

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