Supporting societies are national and international associations which accepted to share detailed informations about WUWHS Congress such as promote the Conference through their internal channels, encourage their members to attend and distribute the call for abstracts and posters,in exchange for visibility on the charts, on the web site and every activities around the WUWHS Congress.

There are some requisites that the scientific associations have to follow to become Supporting Societies.

The associations have to be legally established, non-profit making, their purpose is scientific research, training and/or divulgation in relation to wounds and phenomena entailing tissue repair in the broadest sense of the term.Their dimension have to be national, supranational or multinational, and they have to be operated by a statute that guarantees the internal application of the principles of democracy.

Scientific associations having the purpose of study, scientific divulgation and research of disciplines associated or related to wound care are not excluded.

The Supporting Societies are the only entitled to vote for the next congress venue.


AAWC Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
AISLeC Associazione Infermieristica per lo Studio delle Lesioni Cutanee
AIUC Associazione Italiana Ulcere Cutanee
AMCICHAC Asociación Mexicana para el Cuidado Integral y Cicatrización de Heridas A.C.
APTFeridas Associação Portuguesa de Tratamento de Feridas
AWCA Asian Wound Care Association
AWTRS Australasian Wound and Tissue Repair Society
CAWC Canadian Association of Wound Care
COMLHEI Latinamerican Multidisciplinary Confederation of Wound, Ostomy and Continence
CTRS Chinese Tissue Repair Society
EBA European Burn Association
EPUAP European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
GNEAUPP National Advisory Group for the Study of Pressure Ulcers and Chronic Wounds
IIWCG International Inter-Professional Wound Care Group
ISPEW International Society of Pediatric Wound Care
ISWM Indian Society of Wound Management
JSPU Japanese Society of Pressure Ulcers
KWMS Korean Wound Management Society
MASC Maltese Association of Skin and Wound Care
NPIAP National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel
PWCS Philippine Wound Care Society
PWMA Polish Wound Management Association
SAfW Swiss Association for Wound Care
SOBENFeE Sociedade Brasileira de Enfermagem em Feridas e Estética
SOBEST Associaçäo Brasileira de Estomaterapia: Estomias, Feridas e Incontinências
WCET World Council of Enterostomal Therapists
WHASA Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa
WHS Wound Healing Society
WHSS Wound Healing Society Singapore
WMAT Wound Management Association of Turkey



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