Global anaesthesia: towards health equity

This conference, run jointly by the RCoA and the World Anaesthesia Society, is for anyone who has an interest in the delivery and provision of anaesthesia across the world.

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Key details

Date: 24 March 2020

Location: London, RCoA

Availability: Places available

Clinical content lead(s): Professor Ellen O’Sullivan, Dr Francesca Mazzola and Dr Anna Janowicz

CPD credits: 5

Join us for a day of lecture-based discussion on the delivery and provision of anaesthesia across the world. Hear from world-class speakers on current challenges, new initiatives and how we can move towards health equity.

Topics will include:

  • The health of migrant populations in the UK
  • How religious background affects health access
  • The impact of climate change on health equity
  • Developing global health skills

Who can attend?

This conference, run jointly by the RCoA and the World Anaesthesia Society, is for anyone who has an interest in global health. This includes:

  • Doctors of any specialty
  • Doctors in training
  • Nurses/others

Expert speakers include:

  • Professor Sir Andy Haines, Department of Public Health
  • Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, President of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists
  • Rachel Cooper, Director of Transparency International Health Initiative

This event is being held the day after our popular Developing World Anaesthesia course, which you may also be interested in attending. 

The programme for this event can downloaded here.

09:00-09:30 Registration and refreshments  
09:30-09:45 Welcome and introduction Professor Ellen O'Sullivan
09:45-10:10 The role of religion in health access Dr Michelle White
10:10-10:40 Inequity in healthcare access and its effects on migrant population health Dr Peter Gough, Doctors of the World, UK
10:40-10:55 Discussion and Q&A  
10:55-11:15 Refreshments  
11:15-11:50 Corruption Rachael Cooper, Transparency UK
11:50-12:30 Climate change and its impact on health equity Professor Sir Andy Haines, Department of Public Health
12:30-12:45 Discussion and Q&A  
12:45-13:45 Lunch  
13:45-14:05 RCoA Global Partnerships Strategy launch Maria Burke, RCoA
14:05-14:40 TBC Dr Vatshalan Santhirapala
14:40-15:15 CANECSA development Professor Farai Madzimbamuto
15:15-15:30 Discussion and Q&A  
15:30-15:50 Refreshments  
15:50-16:20 Developing global health skills Dr Darmuid O'Donnovan, Queen Mary's Belfast
16:20-16:50 TBC Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, President, WFSA
16:50-17:30 Panel discussion  
17:30 Close  

 

Pricing

Prices are for both RCoA and WAS members.

Full rate £125
Trainee/nurses/other rate £95