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Asia-Pacific resources: Overview

The Asia-Pacific resources guide promotes key anaesthesia and pain medicine books and journals available online to local doctors in areas supported by the ANZCA Global Development committee such as Papua New Guinea and Fiji. These resources are primarily curated from Hinari which provides free access via log-in to thousands of medical journals and books to registered institutions in these countries. Information about registering, or seeing if your institution has access to Hinari can be found here.

Please note: There is no access to ANZCA-subscribed library resources via this guide.


World Congress of Anaesthesiologists Scholarships

WFSA has announced scholarship opportunities for anaesthesiologists from low- and middle-income countries to attend the 17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA), 1 to 5 September 2021. For the first time ever, the WCA will be held virtually, and scholarship recipients will have full access. A record number of scholarships are on offer this year.

Apply online here for the WCA 2021 scholarship

Applications close Monday 14 June 2021.

Global development: COVID-19

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The Global Development committee is "committed to improving education and training capacity in anaesthesia and pain medicine in response to the needs expressed by low and middle income countries (LMIC)". 

WebsiteFellows of the college develop and contribute to variety of anaesthesia and pain medicine programs across the Pacific, Asia and Africa. In response to a number of frequently asked questions the Global Development Committee has prepared information for fellows and trainees interested in working and teaching overseas.

For further information please visit the Global health page on the ANZCA website, which includes resources and initiatives like: 

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