RACS Global Health works in partnership with the following
organisations and programs to deliver medical training and aid in
Australian Council for International
Vision 2020 Australia
Specialist Surgical Association Australia
Papua New Guinea EyeCare Project
Timor Eye Program
The Program collaborates with the following advocacy groups to
promote emergency and essential surgery on the World Health
Organisation's global health agenda:
Surgery and Anaesthesia Presence (ASAP)
Lancet Commission for Global Surgery
Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential
Surgical Care (GIEESC), World Health Organization (WHO)
Society for Surgery
Fellows and trainees interested in Global Surgery are invited to
join ASAP - the Alliance for Surgery and Anaesthesia Presence (an
integrated society of the International Society of Surgery). Visit
website or contact Professor David Watters or Professor Russell
Gruen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
As a signatory to the Australian Council for International
Development (ACFID) Code of Conduct, RACS Global
Health is committed to high standards in financial reporting,
management and ethical practice. Further information on the code is
available on the ACFID website. Complaints in relation to the
Code can be made directly to RACS Global Health using the website feedback form or to ACFID.
Any complaints will be handled in line with the Handling Complaints Policy.
RACS is a Full Member of ACFID and a Signatory to the Code.
RACS is an accredited organisation with
the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs
The Australian Government provides funding for the RACS Global
Health programs in the following countries:
Federated States of Micronesia,
Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga,
RACS is a member of the
Vision 2020 Global Consortium.
RACS Global Health Projects would not be possible without the
invaluable support of our volunteers and supporters.
RACS Global Health acknowledges the support of Airnorth, Air
Vanuatu, Air New Zealand, Qantas and Jetstar for providing excess
baggage waivers for medical equipment and supplies.
of RACS Global Health Supporters - Updated November 2015
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Fellows and other supporters of the RACS Global Health Program
are invited to participate at the Global Health Forum held annually
at the RACS Annual
RACS convenes a triennial Global Health Symposium. The next Symposium
will take place in 2018.
Fellows and other Australian or New Zealand registered health
professionals interested in volunteering with the international
contact RACS Global Health for further information.
RACS Global Health
Telephone: +61 3 9276 7436
RACS facilitates medical education and medical aid without
discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or