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Partner Organisations


The WFSA is in official relations with the WHO. Particular areas of collaboration include its Programmes for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care and Patient Safety.

World Health Organisation (WHO)
Email: info@who.int 
Website: http://www.who.int 

WHO - Emergency and essential surgical care
WHO - Integrated Management for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (IMEESC) tool kit
WHO - Patient Safety Curriculum

The WFSA also has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council

Other Organisations Officially Liaised with the WFSA

These organisations have agreed to the following:

  • An exchange of constitutions
  • An invitation to attend relevant General Assemblies as an observer
  • A linkage of website (where possible) and co-operation in the promotion of each others World congresses
  • A willingness to assist in the scientific programs of such meetings

or are otherwise closely engaged with the work of the WFSA.

Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologists (ASPA)
Website: www.aspa-2000.com

International Federation of Gynaecology & Obstetrics (FIGO)
Email: figo@figo.org 
Website: http://www.figo.org 

Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma and Anaesthesia Care (G4 Alliance)
Email: contact@theG4Alliance.com 
Website: http://www.theg4alliance.org/ 

International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
Website: http://www.iars.org/ 

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
Email: iaspdesk@iasp-pain.org 
Website: http://www.iasp-pain.org 

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)
Email: central@iso.org 
Website: http://www.iso.org 
Technical Secretariat: British Standards Institution
E-mail: standards.international@bsigroup.com 
Website: http://www.bsigroup.com 

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Website: https://www.icrc.org/en

The Lancet Commission
Website: http://www.thelancet.com/home 

Email: info@lifebox.org 
Website: http://www.lifebox.org/ 

Primary Trauma Care Foundation (PTCF)
Email: admin@primarytraumacare.org 
Website: http://www.primarytraumacare.org/ 

Society for Ultrasound in Anaesthesia (SUA)
Website: http://www.usgain.com/ 

Society for Paediatric Anaesthesia in Australia and New Zealand (SPANZA)
Website: http://www.spanza.org.au/

World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
Website: http://www.world-critical-care.org