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Anaesthesiology is the practice of medicine dedicated to the relief of pain and total care of the patient before, during and after surgery. With a network of over 130,000 anaesthesiologists in more than 140 countries WFSA facilitates learning and promotes the highest standards of patient care around the world.
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We aim to develop and strengthen the skills and knowledge of anaesthesiologists.View More
We invest in innovation and research that supports universal access to safe anaesthesia.View More
Following on the success of Buenos Aires 2012 the next World Congress of Anaesthesiologists will be in Hong Kong in 2016. Find out more here
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Members of the Constitution Committee
Dr Vinod Malhotra USA
Dr Gonzalo Barreiro Uruguay
Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen Norway
Prof Yuke Tian China
Dr Hiroshi Otake Japan
Dr Eric Nagtalon Philippines
Dr Arthur Rantloane South Africa
Dr Andrew Hartle United Kingdom
Dr William Harrop-Griffiths United Kingdom
Dr Charles Otto USA