Vision

Safe anesthesia and perioperative care globally

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Mission

To collaborate with partners to build capacity for safe, sustainable anesthesia and perioperative care globally through education, knowledge translation, and advocacy

About Us

Safe Anesthesia & Surgery Saves Lives

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Five billion people lack access to safe surgical care. Surgical disease kills more people annually than HIV, TB, and malaria combined. Unfortunately, surgical capacity is least where it is needed most. Surgical care in low resource settings is cost effective and an indispensable, indivisible part of basic health care. Our philosophy is to work with anesthesia providers in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) to develop self-sustaining programs appropriate to their own needs. Consultations and collaboration with ministries of health, anesthesia providers, anesthesia societies, and local training institutions are key to building successful partnerships.

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Announcements

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is Recruiting (May 7, 2019) - In the past 50 years, MSF has become a major player in the world of medical humanitarianism. When people think of MSF, many images and questions come to mind. Is it for me? Can I leave on short missions while continuing to practice in Quebec? Should I go once I have retired? After my residency?… Continue Reading
Inspire Through Clinical Teaching now online (April 27, 2019) - Inspire Through Clinical Teaching (A Teaching Skills Course) is now online at https://inspirecourse.com, as well as on Twitter, Instagram, and FaceBook. Inspire Through Clinical Leadership and Inspire Through Quality Improvement and Patient Safety will be hosted on the same domain, and news and contact information for all three courses will be available there as well. Continue Reading
Lifebox Distributes Pulse Oximeters to Burundi’s Public Hospitals (April 23, 2019) - Following on from our exciting developments in India and Bangladesh last month, this month we take you to Bujumbura, Burundi, where Lifebox and local partner ATSARPS (Agora des Techniciens Supérieurs Anesthésistes Réanimateurs pour la Promotion de la Santé) organized a pulse oximetry workshop and distributed pulse oximeters to each of the country’s 54 public hospitals.… Continue Reading
World Congress of Anaesthesiologists 2020 (April 17, 2019) - Abstract submission and registration opens June 2019! Sept. 5-9, Prague, Czech Republic The 17th WFSA World Congress of Anaesthesiologists is proud to announce four competitions! Three of them are for country entries and one is for individuals. Winners will be announced at the Closing Ceremony besides the winner of the individual competition, there will be a chance to… Continue Reading

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