ASOHNS is the representative organisation for Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgeons in Australia, and dates from 1950. ASOHNS members are specialist surgeons who investigate and treat conditions of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck. The Society is committed to clinical excellence, education, and the dissemination of information on otolaryngology head and neck surgery.
The Asia-Oceania Association of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Societies (Asia Oceania ORL-HNS) has been recognized by IFOS as the official society to represent the region of Asia-Oceania. The Asia-Oceania ORL-HNS Congress is a major ENT scientific congress that fosters collegial ties, and significant platform for showcasing the best of the region’s scientific and medical achievements. The congress has been held in a number of rotating host countries quadrennially since the initiation and establishment of the society in Korea, 1965, and the first scientific meeting in Manila in 1967. The most recent meeting in Australasia was held in 2011 in Auckland and attracted over 1,100 delegates.