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Thursday 6 May 2021 19:00 - 21:00 (Login available 18:45)


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Global Anaesthesia and ethical considerations when volunteering is a fascinating area of anaesthesia. The Association of Anaesthetists Trainee Committee and Global Anaesthesia, Surgery & Obstetric Collaboration (GASOC) are hosting a free joint webinar with 5 speakers with experience from around the world who have worked with various organisations including Medicines Sans Frontiers, Mothers of Africa, Mercy Ships and SAFE courses. The purpose of the webinar is to provide those watching with an insight into our speakers, the type of work they have been involved in and highlight opportunities of how to get involved for those with an interest in volunteering and global health. There will be short presentations then a panel discussion with questions from the audience.

Provisional programme

Organisers and Chairs
Dr Divya Raviraj (Honorary Secretary Association of Anaesthetists Trainee Committee)
Dr Reema Patel (President GASOC)

Dr Leonid Daya, 3rd year resident in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, Cameroon. Volunteered for Mercy Ships and has worked extensively on implementation of the WHO Surgical checklist in Cameroon.
Dr Tei Sheraton, Chair of Mothers of Africa charity, she has run several SAFE courses, developed the SAFE OR course and is on the SAFE steering committee, previous chair of the Association of Anaesthetists International Relations Committee.
Dr Mark McNicol, Infectious Diseases Registrar, Belfast.  Has worked with Medicines Sans Frontiers in South Sudan, Georgia, Bangladesh and Yemen.
Dr Linden Baxter, Anaesthetic Registrar, Current Association of Anaesthetists International Relations Committee Fellow
Dr Gita Nath, Anaesthesiologist, India. President of Indian Association of Paediatric Anaesthesiologists. Involved in SAFE, VAST and has run several SAFE courses.