Wounds Canada informs the public and stakeholders of key issues related to skin and wound care. The media, is one communication vehicle used to raise awareness of current matters:

April 12, 2016

CAWC and RNAO are advocating for policy change to prevent diabetes-related foot ulcers and amputations. Click here to view

October 31, 2014: 

New awareness campaign aims to close the care gap, reduce limb amputations for Canadian peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients. Click here to view

September 19, 2013

RNAO and CAWC join forces to produce quarterly Diabetic Foot Canada Journal, helping to aid in the national eradication of diabetic foot ulcers. Click here to view

May 2, 2012

New survey reveals Canadians living with diabetes aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to proper foot care. Click here to view

November 8, 2010

CAWC identifies ways to strengthen wound care delivery, reallocate health care dollars. Click here to view

June 28, 2010

To reduce the prevalence of amputations due to complications of the diabetic foot the Canadian Association of Wound Care (CAWC) is stepping up their awareness and public education campaign. Through funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the CAWC developed a new website that is easy for those with diabetes and health care providers to navigate. It contains steps to take for healthy feet, contacts for foot care professionals, questionnaires and a wealth of other invaluable information every person living with diabetes should know. Click here to view

 

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