EWMA 2019 gathered 4,000 at the world’s largest wound conference in Gothenburg in June

09 Jun

The 29th Annual Conference of the European Wound Management Association, EWMA 2019, gathered almost 4,000 health care professionals and industry representatives at the world’s largest wound conference in Gothenburg in June.

The conference topic of Person-centred Wound Care. Who is in Charge of the Wound? was explored through a comprehensive scientific programme over three days. The programme included eleven key sessions with a mix of new and more traditional topics, including Catastrophe and War Wounds, Economy of Wound Management, Patient Involvement & Patient Safety and Surgical Treatment of Chronic Wounds. EWMA’s current key focus areas were covered, such as surgical site infections, atypical wounds and patient-centred care.

The EWMA 2019 Conference also presented a number of interactive workshops and session streams allowing more in-depth discussions. In total, the conference included almost 1,000 scientific presentations. Focus on Swedish wound management The conference featured a two-day Swedish wound management stream and a Swedish Homecare stream. The homecare stream included some of the most recent and interesting community care initiatives in Swedish wound management, with a primary focus on new ways of delivering care. Speakers from all over Sweden were represented, all experienced professionals at the forefront of wound management.

In addition to the scientific programme, more than 165 companies and organisations exhibited during the conference in the fully booked exhibition hall. The EWMA 2019 Conference was organised in cooperation with the Swedish Wound Care Nurses Association (SSiS) and in collaboration with the Swedish organisation Rikssår (the National Registry of Ulcer Treatment) and held in the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The 30th Annual Conference of the European Wound Management Association is scheduled for 13 – 15 May 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

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