Wound Care Societies

Here you will find a list of unions, societies, clubs, and other organizations dedicated to wound care.  We recommend you take some time and explore some of these websites.  You will find useful guidelines and pearls of wisdom here and there.

Some of these links are very useful and provide many resources which you can usually use free of charge. Some other links are not maintained regularly and can appear outdated. With this vast and confusing number of wound care organizations out there, we sometimes wish that some would join forces to make better use of resources.

 

We would like to know about every organization, particularly those based in Africa. Currently, we have only found wound healing societies in South Africa and  Kenya. Are there no wound healing societies in any of the other 52 countries on the continent? Send us a line if you know of other wound care societies we should have posted here.

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European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP)

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International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP)

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Pan African Diabetic Foot Study Group

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The Canadian Association of Wound Care

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The European Wound Management Association (EWMA)

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The South African Podiatristy Association (SAPA)

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The Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses (AASTN)

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The Vascular Society of Southern Africa (VASSA)

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The Australian Wound Management Association

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European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP)

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Tissue Viability Society

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International Working Group on Diabetic Foot

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D-Foot International

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The Wound Healing Society

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The Wound Healing Society

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The International Federation of Infection Control
 

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The National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP)

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The Pan African Burn Society (PABS)

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South African Burn Society (SABS)

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Society of Private Nursing Practitioners of South Africa
 

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Wounds UK
 

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The International Wound Infection Institute
 

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Wound Care Society of Kenya
 

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The Norwegian Wound Healing Society (NIFS)
 

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The World Council of Enterostomal Therapists
 

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World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS)

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Danish Wound Healing Society (DSFS)

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Diabetic Foot Study Group

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European Tissue Repair Society

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European Wound Management Asssociation (EWMA)

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The Lymphoedema Support Network

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Wound Management Association of Ireland (WMAI) Link not functional, last update on facebook is from 2015

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Leg Ulcer Forum

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Wounds Canada

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American Board of Wound Management (ABWM)

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Associations for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC)

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Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)

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European Association for the Study of Diabetes

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American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA)

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Wound healing Asssociation of Southern Africa (WHASA)

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Austrian Wouncare Association (AWA)

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Wound Healing Foundation

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Mid-America Wound Healing Society

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New Zealand Wound Care Society

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Wound Healing Society

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German Wound Healing Society (DGfW)

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Lindsay Legclub Foundation

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International Lymphoedema Framework (ILF)

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Wounds Australia

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Global Scar Society (G-ScarS)

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Chinese Tissue Repair Society (CTRS); link not functional Nov 2021

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International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP)

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International Compression Club

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Swiss Association for Woundcare (SAFW)

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European Burns Association (EBA)

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Cardiff Univerisity-Wound Healing Research Unit (WHRU)/WWIC

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National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP)

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Tissue Engineering International & Regenerative Medicine Society

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European Association for the study of Diabetes

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National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP)