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Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen – President

Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen (Norway), President

Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen – Deputy Secretary

Jannicke is a full time practising anaesthesiologist in Bærum Hospital, Norway. She has always been active in organisations in addition to her clinical work and has held several Board positions in Norway and abroad.

She is the Past President of the European Board of Anaesthesiology/UEMS where she led the process of developing the Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety in Anaesthesiology, and she is currently the secretary of the European Society of Anaesthesiology. She has always had a “ global drive” and holds a Diploma in Public Health.

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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