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About WAWLC

 

The mission of WAWLC is to work in partnership with communities worldwide to advance sustainable prevention and care of wounds and lymphedema in settings with limited resources.

 

WAWLC objectives:

  • To raise awareness of the importance of chronic wounds and lymphedema, and their economic and social impacts.
  • To develop global policy on modern wound and lymphedema management.
  • To support countries to develop the capacity necessary to utilize current knowledge on wound and lymphedema in the care of patients.
  • To contribute to strengthening the health systems in affected countries in order to achieve objective.
  • To support research aimed at improving the management of wound and lymphedema.

 

WAWLC Ethical Code of Conduct

All WAWLC activities involving industry partners are carried-out in accordance with the WAWLC Ethical Code of Conduct.
Any participant in a WAWLC activity supported by industry must sign the Ethical Code of Conduct before engaging actively in the activity.
The WAWLC Ethical Code of Conduct is available for download here.