EWMA Conference 2019


Norwegian Wound Care Society

Original Name:

Norsk Interessefagggruppe for Sårheling (NIFS)



Contact info and web site:

Contact leader: arne.langoen@hsh.no
EWMA contact: oekarl00@hotmail.com
Website: www.nifs-saar.no

Name of President:

Arne Langøen (until February 2015)

Executive Board/Council:

Arne Langøen
Brita Pukstad
Guro-Marie Eiken
Oddveig Haug
Ove Thorsø
Ragne Gjestum-Larsen
Astrid Lossius
Eva K. Heiberg
Øystein Espeland Karlsen
Rolf Hagen

Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Øystein Espeland Karlsen

No. of Members:

1th January 2013: 771

Year of foundation:

September 1998

Main purpose/objective of the association:

NIFS is a non-profit organization that works to enhance good, professional wound care for the citizens of Norway. This is done by spreading information about the diagnostics, prevention, and treatment of non-healing wounds.


Sår, together with the Danish wound care society.
Four edition pr. Year.
Sår editor: Bo Jørgensen
Norwegian editor: Kirsti Espeseth

Education Contact:

Arne Langøen


One annual congress (2 days) and a one day course located somewhere in Norway.