Conferences & Meetings

Upcoming events:

WAS Autumn 2021 Seminar – Thursday 7th October 9am-12pm
‘Anaesthesia workforce: tackling global inequalities’

The WAS Autumn 2021 seminar will be held fully online, in collaboration with the Association of Anaesthetists. During this seminar you will hear from those who have wealth of experience in the field of anaesthesia workforce development and training. Presentations will include an overview from the WHO representatives, local voices from Sierra Leone and Nepal, and current developments in virtual training.

The link to register on the Association website is here. The full programme can be found here


WAS at recent global anaesthesia events 

WAS secretary Dr Tamara Banerjee spoke at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Friends of MSF screening of ‘Restoring Dignity’. This is a documentary made in collaboration with MSF about the journey of noma Survivors and MSF project in Sokoto, Nigeria

WAS President Tom Bashford delivered the keynote speech at the THET conference on 26th September 2019. The focus of the conference was on Responsibility, Collaboration, Innovation and Equity. Read his blog post “Partnership, Collaboration & Working Towards Shared Goals” here

Our WAS seminar on 30th April 2019 was a great day with an interesting & inspiring line-up of speakers. Thanks to all those who joined us and to those who couldn’t make it, we hope to see you next time! You can view some of the presentations here.

WAS President Tom Bashford presented at Global Anaesthesia: Engaging the Collective on 22nd March 2019, on  a systems approach to the provision of health care.

WAS attended the SAFE-T Summit on 5th April 2019 focused on Global Equity & Teamwork.


Previous WAS Seminars

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