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.
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”
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.
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.