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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.

The Board

The Board is responsible for the management of the Federation...

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

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Member Societies

Our members are our strength. Over 134 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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The WFSA’s Constitution has gone through periodic revisions ...

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The Council is the body in which representatives of all...

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

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Our Committees provide the main source of support...

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Regional Sections

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

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The WFSA is extraordinarily grateful to all of our supporters...

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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

Fund A Fellow

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Help us to transform anaesthesia care in lower income countries

All donations made to Fund a Fellow will go directly towards enabling young leaders in anaesthesia to access these amazing training opportunities and improve outcomes for thousands of patients around the world.