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Democratic Republic of Congo, from 20-22 November 2013. Baxter Healthcare Ltd has generously decided to sponsor a number of young anaesthetists on low incomes who are working in less affluent countries to attend the Congress. The learning and friendships gained during the 29th SARANF Congress will prove invaluable in supporting these future leaders in anaesthesia
Applications are open to anaesthetists working full time in any French speaking African country.
All applications must be submitted in electronic format only to the WFSA headquarters atby 31st August 2013.
For more details on the sponsorship please see the attached document. For more details on the 29th SARANF, please visit