Regions and countries

Most of the AOTrauma Regional Boards govern a network
of AOTrauma country chapters each led by a country council.

AOTrauma understands that regional diversity—culture, language, economics and health-care–systems makes management by a single regional board challenging. Country Chapters were introduced to ensure representation of the diverse needs of national groups and provide local members the opportunity to get involved with the most essential activities of AOTrauma.

Through AOTrauma Country Chapters, AOTrauma continually promotes its support for members at the global and local levels and maintains interaction with the local orthopedic trauma community and its aligned organizations.

In most regions, AOTrauma Country Chapters are in an advanced stage of development, creating an integrated network managed by elected Councils comprised of AOTrauma officers. 

AOTrauma regions

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