ConvaTec Announces Platinum Sponsorship for the 4th Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies

Jan 07, 2010, 09:00 ET from ConvaTec

SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today its platinum sponsorship for the 4th Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS), which will take place in Yokohama, Japan from September 2-7, 2012.

"ConvaTec is proud to continue our long-standing support of WUWHS as a 2012 platinum sponsor and partner to clinicians engaged in acute and chronic wound care all over the world - who share our mission of making a difference in people's lives," commented Michael Steadman, President, ConvaTec Wound Therapeutics. "We are particularly looking forward to the opportunities to advance care at this meeting being hosted in Japan, one of the most dynamic markets in our fast-growing Asia Pacific region."

"Since the 4th congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies will be held for the first time in Asia, we are excited to integrate Asian as well as Japanese knowledge and technology with modern wound care. It is our great honor to organize this congress and all professionals and distinguished guests are invited to join this important event. I greatly appreciate ConvaTec's platinum level sponsorship," said Professor Kiyonori Harii, Congress President.

About ConvaTec

ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people worldwide. With four key business divisions - Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices - ConvaTec products support health care professionals from the hospital to the community health setting. From its headquarters in Skillman, New Jersey, the company oversees more than 8,000 employees in over 90 countries serving consumers and their health care professionals on six continents.

Across the broad spectrum of acute and chronic wounds, ConvaTec is progressing the science of wound management and healing. From the company's beginning as a pioneer in modern dressings with the first hydrocolloid, ConvaTec continues to bring innovation and technology in the form of advanced wound care products and product-related services to clinicians around the world. Examples of these include its proprietary Hydrofiber® technology, advanced Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and the validated Solutions® Algorithms program. Today and in the future ConvaTec is committed to improving and enhancing both wound healing and patient care. For more information, please visit

Hydrofiber and Solutions are registered trademarks of ConvaTec Inc.

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