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

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.

"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.

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(R) technology, advanced Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and the validated Solutions(R) 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

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