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.
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
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|
|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|
|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|
|15:50-16:20||Developing global health skills||Dr Darmuid O'Donnovan, Queen Mary's Belfast|
|16:20-16:50||TBC||Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, President, WFSA|
Prices are for both RCoA and WAS members.