Upcoming Events

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70th World Health Assembly, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

May 21 – 31, 2017
IFSC looks forward to this meeting two years after the Resolution 68.15 “Strengthening Emergency and Essential Surgical Care and Anaesthesia as a Component of Universal Health Coverage” was unanimously passed at the WHA and we hope to see evidence of implementation in LMIC’s.

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IFSC will be present at the G4 Alliance advocacy event & a WHO Official side event during the WHA

Monday, 22 May 2017: G4 Advocacy Event, InterContinental Hotel, 6.30 – 8.30pm. From Commitment to Action: Partnerships to Strengthen Surgical and Anaesthesia Care for All.

Friday, May 26, 2017: WHA High Level Health Policy Surgical Side Event, the Palais des Nations, 12.30 – 2.00pm, Room 24 (WHA Badges required). “Scaling-up access to emergency & essential surgical, obstetric and anaesthesia care for better health systems and sustainable development”

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Past events

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Pan African Association of Surgeons – PAAS

February, 1 – 3, 2017
IFSC attended this 1st International Conference: Global Surgery Implementation in Africa held at the African Union Commission Headquarters.

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Recent meetings in 2017

February  17 – 19, IFSC was invited to a private meeting in Utah, USA which was highly successful.

May 3 – 5, IFSC attended the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) International Surgical Congress Glasgow, UK.