Working and teaching overseas

There are some incredible opportunities to work and teach overseas as an anaesthetist or pain specialist, and make a real difference to global health.

Fellows and trainees often ask us for advice as to how to select and assess international volunteering trips. 
This document aims to provide some broad principles to help with their deliberations.

This factsheet answers a number of frequently asked questions. 


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Here are some of the other ways we're working for global health.

About the foundation

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ANZCA Global Development Committee Scho...

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09 Sep 2020

ANZCA Prize Best Medical Student - Papu...

Awarded to the medical student with the best overall performance in the anaesthesia module of the...

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ANZCA Prize Diploma of Anaesthesia - Pa...

Awarded to the candidate with the best overall performance to go into the Masters of Medicine pro...

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Asia-Pacific resources

The Global Development Committee develop and promote resources to support our Asia-Pacific collea...

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Essential Pain Management program

Unrelieved pain is a major global healthcare problem and its importance is often unrecognised. Ad...

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19 Dec 2019

Global health

We're committed to improving education and training capacity in anaesthesia and pain medicine in ...

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Health Equity Projects Fund

A competitive grants application process for projects that support the aims and activities of our...

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17 Jul 2020

New name for committee

ANZCA’s Overseas Aid Committee has been renamed the Global Development Committee.

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05 Mar 2020

Other ANZCA initiatives

Managed by the ANZCA Global Development Committee, we have a number of other initiatives to help ...

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Last updated 09:08 30.06.2020