Wound Management Association Turkey

Original Name:

Yara Bakımı ve Doku Onarımı Derneği, Türkiye



Contact info and web site:

Name of President:

Dr. Hakan Uncu (2021 – 2024)

Executive Board/Council:

Dr. Hakan Uncu (President)

Dr. Ali Barutçu (Vice President)

Dr. Gaye Filinte (Secretary)

Dr. Tugbay Tug (Treasurer)

Dr. Tahir Özer (Member)

Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Dr. Hakan Uncu 

No. of Members:

Approximately 700

Year of foundation:


Main purpose/objective of the association:

WMAT works specifically with epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds and advancements in wound care

Objectives and Goals

  • To train the physicians and nurses about wound care by organizing courses
  • To provide knowledge and share experience during national conferences
  • To increase experience by attending international conferences (Supporting attendance to international conferences to gain and broaden experience)
  • To prepare guidelines about modern wound care and wound care products
  • To contribute to practice and activities of Social Security Institution about wound care products and paybacks


Planning to organise an online journal soon


Next coming: 

15th National Wound Congress, 16-19 December 2021, Antalya


Annual National Congress  (of last 4 congresses):

14th National Wound Congress / 12-15 December 2019, Antalya

13th National Wound Congress / 13-16 December 2018, Antalya

12th National Wound Congress / 14-17 December 2017, Antalya

11th National Wound Congress / 15-18 December 2016, Antalya

Wound Care Nursing Course (Of last 4 courses):

16th Wound Care Nursing Course / 16-17 April 2021, Online

15th Wound Care Nursing Course / 21-23 Nisan 2019, Samsun

14th Wound Care Nursing Course / 20-22 April 2018, Adana

13th Wound Care Nursing Course / 21-23 April 2017, Cappadocia