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We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth and symposia at the virtual EWMA taking place from 18-19 November 2020.


Essity Scientific Program and Speakers

Skin Integrity – the perpetual challenge

Wednesday, 18th November, 14:30 – 15:30, CET
Skin integrity and the problems with fragile skin 
  • Dimitri Beeckman, RN, PhD, Professor of Skin Integrity and Clinical Nursing at Ghent University, Belgium, President of ISTAP, President EPUAP.
Fragile skin – clinical and patient perspectives on the front line 
  • Karen Campbell, RN, PhD, NSWOC, Consultant Primacare Living Solutions Adjunct Professor, MClScWH. 
Solving fragile skin challenges using silicone adhesives 
  • Alessandro Corsi, MD, Director of Wound Healing Center, San Raffaele Hospital Milan, Italy.

Antimicrobial Resistance – is wound care prepared?

Wednesday, 18th November, 17:00 – 18:00, CET
Preventing infections and managing antibiotic use – tackling a crisis for the health of nations  
  • Claire Kilpatrick, RN, PGDipICN, MSc, MFTM RCPS (Glas), Director S3 Global/Consultant to the World Health Organization. 
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Wound Management – less words more action 
  • Karen Ousey, PhD, RGN, FHEA, CMgr MCMI, Professor of Skin Integrity, Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention, University of Huddersfield, UK.  
Silver resistant bacteria in venous leg ulcers? First results of an exploratory study 
  • Hadar Lev-Tov, MD, MAS, Assistant Professor, Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery University of Miami, USA. 
  • Irena Pastar, PhD, Associate Professor, Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery University of Miami, USA. 

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Scientific program at the Essity booth

Don’t miss our interesting live sessions at the booth.

Wednesday, 18th November
12:45 CET – Alternatives for the Wound Care: Cutimed® DebriClean and Cutimed® Sorbact® Technologies
15:30, CET – Meet the speakers right after our symposium about skin integrity 
18:00 CET – Meet the speakers right after our symposium about antimicrobial resistance 
Thursday, 19th November
11:30, CET – Does every lower leg wound need compression? 
12:30, CET – Wound care dressings for sensitive skin
  • Verena Dybe, Lead Product Developer, Essity & Youjia Zhang, Product Developer, Essity
  • Register here
15:15, CET – Proper application of a total contact cast improves healing of diabetic foot ulcer

It’s time to fight antimicrobial resistance

Become an AMS Champion and join us in the fight!

Join the Essity AMS Champions and you will receive:

  • A VIP invite to live sessions on our booth at EWMA 2020
  • Our free Antimicrobial Stewardship Digital Support Pack
  • The opportunity to make a pledge to make a difference

Integrated therapy solutions – supporting you and your patients

Join us on our booth at EWMA to find out more about how we support patients throughout their journey. 

  • Chronic wounds
  • Acute wounds
  • Venous leg ulcers

Visit us for information on how we can support you and don’t miss the opportunity to talk to our therapy area experts and ask your questions.


Contact us!

Please feel free to contact us at ewma@essity.com