EWMA Conference 2019

World Alliance for Wound & Lymphedema Care (WAWLC) Guest session

Objectives
The Session will focus on wound care in resource limited settings. The current experiences in Haiti and South Africa will be presented. Wound infections can be challenging in resource limited.  Remarkably many of the interventions differ little from better resourced countries. The current work of WAWLC will be reviewed.

Speakers
David Keast   
Assessing and Managing Wound Infections in Resource Limited Settings

Heather Hettrick   
Educating the Future to Manage the Past; Establishing a Wound and Lymphatic Filariasis Curriculum for Haiti

Liezl Naude   
The Treatment of Diabetic Foot and / or Lower Leg Ulcers in Resource-poor Settings

About WAWLC:
WAWLC is a global partnership between health organizations, non-governmental organizations, health professional associations, academic and research institutions, industry, and individuals interested in advancing wound care and lymphoedema management worldwide.
The WAWLC mission is to work in partnership with communities worldwide in settings with limited re-sources to advance the sustainable prevention and care of wounds and lymphoedema.
WAWLC started as a working group in 2007 and was officially launched as global partnership in 2009.

Find more information about WAWLC on www.wawlc.org