The anticipated 9th Annual Abu Dhabi Wound Care Conference is now open for abstract submission. 

Once again, the scientific committee is inviting all Nurses, Consultants, Surgeons and Allied Health Professionals to showcase their latest researches and case studies in this 2-days event that will give everyone the best learning experiences in science, technology, medical investigation and education in multidisciplinary fashion.


Two days interactive, stimulating discussion and presentations on "Together, we bring the change”. Wound healing, diabetic foot prevention, management, skin tears and latest research findings that can help you establish a different learning approach using evidence based practice for better results.

The conference is for all healthcare professionals influencing patient care. This year guarantees an innovative networking approach never experienced before. Also a research platform for rising stars to share their valuable cutting- edge information to enhance everyday skin and wound practice. Meet the future as we pledge to change the landscape of Wound Care by bringing the World Union Wound Healing Society Congress to Abu Dhabi in 2020



  • Abstracts MUST be submitted in English
  • Abstract title should be in BLOCK CAPITALS
  • The content should be original and not presented previously
  • A blind selection process will be used to review papers
  • The Review Committee reserves the right to accept abstracts on alternate presentation types to what has been submitted.



  • Adjuvant therapy
  • Antimicrobials
  • Atypical wounds
  • Burns
  • Chronic wound therapy
  • Community care
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Dressings
  • Epidemiology
  • Health economy
  • Infection and biofilm
  • Inflammatory ulcers
  • Leg ulcers
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Nutrition
  • Palliative wound care
  • Pediatric wounds
  • Peristomal wound care
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Quality of life
  • Scars



Must be 300 words or less, inclusive of title, author(s) name(s), institutional affiliation(s) and references. Please do not use abbreviations unless defined in the abstract. All submissions should be in Microsoft Word format. Content should include the following sections: 

Background and Aims

Include one or two sentences to introduce the broad topic area and provide a reason for the study. Provide a clear statement of the aims of the study. A hypothesis could be included in this section.


In this section information on participants (and/or subjects) should be provided. This may include the number of participants, demographic information such as age and gender as well as the method of recruitment (i.e. a random sample or a convenient sample). Study inclusion and exclusion criteria should be included in this section as well as a sample size calculation if presenting a randomised clinical trial. Measures and procedures used in the study are described in this section. Descriptions of analyses appear in the methods section.


The purpose of the result section is to provide a description of the main findings of the study. Submitted abstracts must include actual results. Results should be expressed as means or medians and the spread of the results indicated as ranges, standard deviations or 95% confidence intervals as appropriate.


In this section you should provide statements of interpretation and implication of findings, as well as comparison with previous literature. It should not be a simple restatement of the results.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the abstract Review Committee within two weeks after the closing date.