Associative Group of Research in Wounds

Original Name:

Grupo Associativo de Investigação em Feridas (GAIF)



Contact info and web site:

Name of President:

Rosa Maria Nascimento

Executive Board/Council:

Rosa Maria Nascimento
Rui Pedro Silva
Alexandre Marques Rodrigues
Ana Luísa Pedro
Nuno Ramos
António Manuel Canha

Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Rosa Maria Nascimento

No. of Members:


Year of foundation:


Main purpose/objective of the association:

Promote the education and research of wound care professionals in the prevention and treatment of persons with wounds. Relieve the pain of persons with wounds.


Wounds Supplement, in cooperation with Portuguese
Nursing Journal
Suplemento Feridas Nursing/GAIF (4 issues/year)

Education Contact:

Alexandre Marques Rodrigues


Annual Congress (May).

GAIF Wound School (1 week/year in October).

One-day activities in several towns nation-wide

Cooperation with several Universities and Nursing Schools on Pos-graduate Courses and Master Courses.
Cooperating with Center of Studies and Research of Coimbra University in different research areas.