ELCOS ELCOS Sociedade Portuguesa de Feridas

Original Name:

ELCOS Sociedade de Feridas



Name of President:

Katia Furtado

Executive Board/Council:

Katia Furtado, Sergio Eufrasio, Rui Pereira, Luisa Serra Velez and Joao Dias 

Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Tânia Santos

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Year of foundation:


Main purpose/objective of the association:

Protect and promote quality of life and health of patients with wounds, through education of health professionals e caregivers, permanent research, in order to find solutions based on evidence that constitute a referential in practice, teaching and research.



Education Contact:

Katia Furtado


Annual Iberian meeting (Fórum Ibérico)

Annual Diabetes Iberian meeting (Simpósio Ibérico da Diabetes)

Wound Management Basic Course (as requested by institutions)

Wound Management Advanced Course (as requested by institutions)

Stop Pressure Ulcers International Day workshops

Pressure Ulcer workshops

Leg Ulcer workshops

Diabetic Foot workshops