Sultanate Celebrates World Anaesthersia Day
Sultanate Celebrates World Anaesthersia Day31/10/2017
The Oman Society of Anesthesia and Critical Care in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) organized recently an awareness event on the celebration of the World Anaesthesia Day at the Avenues mall. The event was held with the presence of Dr. Maher Jaffer Albaharani, Medical Affairs Deputy Director General at Royal Hospital, as well as number of anesthesiologists from Royal Hospital, Khoula Hospital, Al Nahda Hospital, along with anesthesiologist from Sultan Qaboos University hospital (SQUH), Armed Forces hospital (AFH), and Anesthesiology residents from Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB).
The event aimed at identifying the Anesthesia services to the public and raising awareness on the role an anesthesiologist plays in the safe conduct of surgery. It included educational exhibition with various stations ranged from pre-surgery procedure, Basic Life Support, and Labour Analgesia station .Free consultation was also provided by Pain Team from Royal Hospital for people wanting to come for further advice for their ailments. Moreover, the celebration involved a section for children where they were dressed up as doctors.