Wound Management Association Turkey

Original Name:

Yara Bakımı ve Doku Onarımı Derneği, Türkiye



Contact info and web site:

Name of President:

Ayişe Karadag (2018 - 2021)

Executive Board/Council:

Ayişe Karadag (President)

Dr. Ali Barutcu (Vice President)

Dr. Hakan Uncu (Cooperating Organisations Board Representative & Secretary)

Dr. Tugbay Tug (Controller)

Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Dr. Hakan Uncu 

No. of Members:


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


  • 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.
Editor: Dr. Ramazan Kahveci 


Next coming: 

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


Annual National Congress  (past congresses):

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

10th National Wound Congress (2-5 December 2015 - Antalya)

11th National Wound Congress (15-18 December 2016 - Antalya)

12th National Wound Congress (14-17 December 2017 - Antalya)

Wound Care Nursing Course (Last 3 years courses):

12th Wound Care Nursing Course (8-10 April 2016 – Tekirdağ)

13th Wound Care Nursing Course (21 – 23 April 2017 – Cappadocia)

14th Wound Care Nursing Course (20 – 22 April 2018 – Adana)