WAWLC guest session



Title: Update on WAWLC Activities in Resource-limited Settings

The session will cover the following topics:

    • The WAWLC standard wound kit for use in resource-poor settings: From idea to prototype (Eric Comte, MSF)
    • Wound and lymphedema care in resource-limited settings in South-east Asia (Jan Rice, Australia)
    • Reflections on lessons learned from wound care course in Yaoundé, Cameroon
    • Update on WAWLC activities in Haiti (Robyn Björk, WAWLC General Secretary)


      Information on WAWLC

      WAWLC is a global partnership between health organizations, non-governmental organizations, health professional associations, academic and research institutions, industry and individuals interested in advancing wound care and lymphoedema management worldwide.

      The WAWLC mission is to work in partnership with communities worldwide in settings with limited re-sources to advance sustainable prevention and care of wounds and lymphoedema. WAWLC started as a working group in 2007 and was officially launched as global partnership in 2009.

      Please check out the website to learn more about WAWLC: