International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand

Member Society Notice Board

To list Member Society information please forward details to the IFSSH Secretary-General via the website address (secretary@ifssh.info or administration@ifssh.info) and include the following details.

  • Host Society Name
  • Date
  • Venue
  • Contact Details
  • Website
  • One Photo (if applicable)

European Diploma in Hand Surgery
The European Diploma in Hand Surgery is now open to IFSSH Society Members.

Further information is available on the FESSH website – www.fessh.com
Contact: Dr Zsolt Szabo - Zsoltszabo@axelero.hu

The IFSSH Historian has compiled extensive archives for the IFSSH. These contain administrative and financial histories, member nation information, congress material, Pioneer awards, etc. The IFSSH celebrated the 50th anniversary of its formation at the 2016 Buenos Aires Congress and therefore the material in the archives is of great importance.

We welcome contributions of any relevant information that you may have.

In particular, we seek copies of the minutes of the following meetings:

Executive Committee - 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1997.

Please forward any contributions to - administration@ifssh.info

Member Society News – South Africa

Baragwanath Hand Surgery Fellowship Programme

Two IFSSH Educational Bursaries were granted to Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg. The successful applicants, Drs George Omondi Afulo and Philemon Owino Oduor from Kenya, have completed their Fellowship programmes and provided the following reports.

2019 Meetings

EWAS Istanbul: 5th Wrist Arthroscopy Course (with international participation)

20-21 September, 2019
Istanbul, Turkey

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44th Congress of the Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia de la Mano

16 - 18 October, 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society for Surgery of the Hand

18 - 19 October, 2019
Kuantan, Malaysia

For further information:

British Society for Surgery of the Hand and Irish Hand Surgery Society Autumn Scientific Meeting

30 October - 1 November 2019
Dublin, Ireland

For further information:

Master Class: Surgical skills in Upper Limb Spasticity

1 - 2 November, 2019
Budapest, Hungary

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2020 Meetings

12th APFSSH Congress: “Hand Surgery and the Digital Revolution”

Asia Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the
Hand In conjunction with:

  • Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • New Zealand Hand Surgery Society
  • Asia Pacific Wrist Association

11-14 March, 2020
Melbourne, Australia.

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German Society for Surgery of the Hand
60. Congress of DGH & 24. Congress of DAHTH e.V.

8th – 10th October, 2020
Münster, Germany

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2022 Meetings

15th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH)

In conjunction with the 12th IFSHT Congress
June 27 – July 1, 2022
London, United Kingdom.

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