Ethiopian association of anesthetists (EAA) is a not – governmental professional organization legally established in Ethiopia in 1984EC. It has reregistered in accordance with the new Charities and Societies Agency proclamation of the Ethiopian government on October 28, 2009, as Ethiopian Residents Charity with a registration number 0043& renewed till March 2018. Since its establishment, EAA has been conducting annual refresher and technical update training for anesthesia professionals, mentoring anesthesia training and service provided, participating in the development of national health plans and strategies, developing professional guidelines, scope and standards of practice, participating in the national licensing and medico-legal stream committee, strengthening of human resource for health, capacitate and mobilize local and international membership, provide psychosocial and financial support for the needy members with the major objectives of improving the quality of anesthesia care service at national level.
Thus, EAA has a total number of 22 staff members (3 Project Staffs, 8 Executive Board Members, and 11 Regional representatives) in all its sites to make sure that these programs are run as per their standards towards the set goal.
EAA will strive and continue to bring quality anesthesia service by building the capacity of its own staffs and partners through various capacity building events such as training, organizing experience sharing events, coaching etc. In order to enable them to improve their partnership scores, develop, implement and monitor projects efficiency and effectiveness.
Quality: dedication to the highest level of anesthesia excellence and commitment to improving provisions of anesthetics use and advancing patient care.
Trust: earning the trust of members of the association and the public by continually providing quality services and demonstrating exemplary leadership and innovative thinking.
Integrity: acting in an honest, ethical, professional as well as in a transparent manner, and accepting responsibility for own actions.
Professionalism: Respectful, altruistic, ethically sound practice, sensitive to cultural, age, gender, disability issues and caring behaviors.
Collaboration: encourage teamwork and create environment at which thinking and working within and outside own boundaries stimulates the sharing of resources, information and ideas promoting creativity and cultivating excellence.
Transparency: availability of information is free and open while simultaneously remaining respectful of privacy requirements and confidentiality agreements. EAA believes this to be the foundation of the way EAA work with each other, collogues and patients.