EWMA Conference 2018


Hellenic Society of Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers

Original Name:

Ελληνική Εταιρεία Επούλωσης Τραυμάτων και Ελκών



Contact info and web site:

Web site: www.hswh.gr

Name of President:

Georgia Koulermo

Executive Board/Council:

Ourania Castana, vice president
Maria Charcharidou, general secretary
Sofia Diamanti, treasurer
Georgios Vasilopoulos, member
Dimosthenis Tsoutsos, member
Eleftherios Vogiatzoglou, member

Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Georgios Vasilopoulos

Articles in EWMA Journal:

No. of Members:


Year of foundation:


Main purpose/objective of the association:

  1. To cooperate closely  with the relevant national and European authorities for the improvement of services to patients with chronic tissue deficits.
  2. The promotion of prevention by giving best training on health professionals.
  3. The reduction of treatment costs and the  improvement of  quality of life of these patients
  4. To promote continuing education, both health professionals and the public concerned by organizing educational events.
  5. To contribute in establishing cooperation between national level professionals and international organizations.
  6. To promote research in this area, having the ability for sponsored research programs.
  7. To provide advisory and educational services to patients and their relatives, agencies and health care professionals.
  8. To improve wound care standards for patients.



Education Contact:

Ourania Castana


The national congress of wound healing and chronic ulcers every 2 years, the last one was the 6th Panhellenic Wound Healing and Chronic Ulcers Congress in 2013.

Several other educational programs or seminars organized be HSWH or other Scientific or Professional Organizations.