International Federation of Surgical Colleges (IFSC)

The International Federation of Surgical Colleges was founded in 1958. They have been in Official Relations with the WHO since 1960 and are affiliated to the UN ECOSOC Council. Their membership consists of Surgical Colleges, Associations and Societies worldwide. They promote standards of excellence in surgical care, education, training and research, predominantly but not solely, in Low and Middle Income Countries. IFSC has been actively supporting surgical training and education for 19 years running various surgical
Courses and Workshops in sub-Saharan Africa. IFSC also has a particular interest in data collection with regard to countries preparing their NSOAPs and can assist with understanding existing data management capabilities and necessary scale up for a NSOAP.