We from (GWMA) Gulf Wound Mangement Association aims to address the growing global healthcare challenge posed by a wound-related care and management in the evidence-informed, patient-focused and interdisciplinary forum.
The Gulf Wound Management Association (GWMA) is a nonprofit and Non-Governmental Organization, established by expert Multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals from GCC countries (UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman) in the Wound Management.
To be a primary, regional, scientific and Practical Resource, by advancing the field of Wound Management.
The (GWMA) is dedicated to excellence in the advancement of Wound Management through Disseminating evidence-based practice, research, education, and collaboration among GCC Wound care professionals and public communities.
Executive Working committee:
Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni (Chairman)
Dr. Safwat Al Hoseny (Vice Chairman) (Scientific Chairman)
Dr. Jamil Al Jamali (General Secretary)
Terms of Reference
Gulf Wound Management Association (GWMA):
The Committee’s Meeting requires the minimum presence of 51% of the members to constitute a formal forum for the committee.
The Chairman shall notify the Group in writing when three consecutive meetings have not achieved quorum.
The members shall meet every three-month in Dubai /UAE or in a country the committee agrees upon. Every effort shall be made not to conflict these meetings with other scheduled meetings. The Committee shall assign other sub-committees and/or Taskforce Groups to perform specific tasks and report back to the committee as deemed necessary. The Secretary shall call for the meetings according to the set date and time through mail or e-mail.
Members are expected to send the topics that they need to discuss during the meetings with the Secretary at least One week prior to the scheduled date of the meeting.
Urgent topics can be added to the agenda after obtaining the approval of the council. The agenda will be prepared by the Chairperson and the Secretary then distributed at least Two months prior to the next scheduled meeting. During the meetings, the members are expected to discuss only the topics as per the agenda. Although every effort shall be made to restrict the discussions to the topics as per the agenda, any last minute topics can be discussed after the approval of the Chairperson.
Standing item will consist of:
Official Leave, Apology, and Absence
The members shall attend all the meetings. In case they are on official leave, the appointed acting, if applicable, will attend the meetings. If the member has no acting in his/her place then the member will be considered on official leave. Members who cannot attend the meeting need to apologize in writing or verbally by contacting the Secretary of the committee. If an apology is not received prior to commencing the meeting, then the member will be considered absent.
If the member is considered absent for more than three times, then the Chairperson of the Committee shall notify the Group in writing and request the replacement of the member.
The minutes of the Committee shall be prepared and signed by the Secretary/coordinator approved and endorsed by the Chairperson/co-chairperson. The minutes shall be distributed to the members within two weeks of the conducted meeting in soft or hard copies. The minutes of the previous meeting shall be approved, and changes discussed at the beginning of each meeting shall be reflected in the next minutes. The Secretary/coordinator shall be responsible for recording the minutes of all the meetings. All members shall ensure the confidentiality of the deliberations that take place during the meeting. The minutes shall reflect only the points that were discussed and the recommendations or decisions that were made regardless of who said what. The minutes shall be concise and not narrative. The minutes shall reflect the name/s and reason/s for any member/s that has/have reservations on the recommendations or decisions taken. The minutes shall indicate the members who were Present, Apologized or Absent.
Duties of the Chair
Duties of Members
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