• Asian & Oceanic Society of
    Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine

About AOSRA-PM

HISTORY OF THE ASIAN & OCEANIC SOCIETY OF REGIONAL ANAESTHESIA AND PAIN MEDICINE (AOSRA-PM)

  • Started by a group of anaesthesiologists, spearheaded by Dr Say-Wan Lim during the 6th ASEAN Congress of Anaesthesiologists in Manila in 1989
  • Dr Say-Wan Lim was the First President of the Board of Directors of AOSRA
  • The First Congress was held in Taipei, Taiwan: organised by Prof Ju-Hao Lee
  • 1st Secretary : Dr Merle dela Cruz-Odi (Philippines)
  • Pain Medicine (PM) was added in 2001 at the 6th Meeting in Seoul, Korea

BIENNIAL AOSRA / AOSRA-PM CONGRESSES 1991-2015

SERIAL NAME OF THE CONGRESS DATE VENUE ORGANISING
CHAIRPERSON
PRESIDENT
1st Inaugural Asian & Oceanic
Society of Regional Anaesthesia
Congress & 1st International
Symposium on Regional
Anaesthesia
18 – 19 May
1991
Taipei,
Taiwan,
Republic
of China
Prof Dr Ju-Hao Lee Dr Say-Wan Lim
2nd 2nd Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia Congress
27 – 29 Aug
1993
Bali,
Indonesia
Prof Dr Gunawarman
Basuki
Prof Dr Ju-Hao Lee
3rd 3rd Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia Congress
9 – 12 Dec
1995
Manila,
Philippines
Prof Dr Merle dela
Cruz-Odi
Prof Dr Hideo
Yamamura
4th 4th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia Congress
24 – 27 Apr
1997
Kuala
Lumpur,
Malaysia
Dr Say-Wan Lim Prof Dr Merle dela
Cruz-Odi
5th 5th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia Congress
29 Oct – 2 Nov
1999
New Delhi,
India
Prof Dr Hira Lal Kaul Prof Dr Hung Kun Oh
6th 6th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia Congress
4 – 7 Oct
2001
Seoul,
South Korea
Prof Dr Hung Kun Oh Dr John David Paull
7th 7th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia and Pain
Medicine Congress
5 – 8 Nov
2003
Bangkok,
Thailand
Prof Thara Tritrakarn Prof Hira Lal Kaul
8th 8th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia and Pain
Medicine Congress
7 – 10 Dec
2005
Chiba,
Japan
Prof Dr Kazuo
Hanaoka
Prof Dr Thara
Tritrakarn
9th 66th National Scientific
Congress, Australian Society
of Anaesthetists and 9th Asian
& Oceanic Society of Regional
Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
Congress
14 – 18 Sept
2007
Perth,
Australia
Prof Dr Michael James
Paech
Prof Dr Tat-Leang Lee
10th 10th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia and Pain
Medicine Congress
15 – 18 May
2009
Jinan,
Republic
of China
Prof Dr Song Wen-Ge Prof Dr Michael James
Paech
11th 11th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia and Pain
Medicine Congress
23 – 26 May
2011
Bali,
Indonesia
Prof Dr Susilo Chandra Prof Dr Kazuo Hanaoka
12th 12th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia and Pain
Medicine Congress
19 – 22 June
2013
Kuching,
Sarawak,
Malaysia
Datin Dr V Sivasakthi Prof Dr Susilo Chandra
13th 13th Asian & Oceanic Society of
Regional Anaesthesia and Pain
Medicine Congress
2015 Bangkok /
Chiangmai,
Thailand
Prof Dr Somrat
Charuluxananan
Prof Dr Fu Zhijian
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