WoCoVA Special Events

Every other year, WoCoVA organises its world-wide congress. But in between two of these congresses, WoCoVA organizes Special Events, often organized in collaboration with a national society. Sometimes WoCoVA aims to reach out to a special part of the world. Special Events were organised in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

WoCoVA/SIAV Congress 2019 – São Paulo, Brazil

A Brazilian Vascular access group headed by Claudia Luz together with Kathy Kokotis (BD) suggested WoCoVA to have a symposium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
This resulted in an agreement for a mutual SIAV / WoCoVA Special Event program to be held in the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

With a great enthusiasm, this was worked on and the final date for the 3rd WoCoVA Special Event was set to July 17th is conjunction with the 5th SIAV VA symposium. The WoCoVA SE program presented a summary of the 2018, 5th WoCoVA in Copenhagen, Denmark.Many clinicians from both Albert Einstein and other hospitals in `Brazil attended the WoCoVA/SIAV congress and a large representation of VA related companies were offering support and presenting their products.

To support clinicians in improving VA practice, WoCoVA offered a free registration to the 6th WoCoVA in Athens, Greece. The lucky winner is RACHEL MURARI SCARAZZATO. She is a pediatric ICU nurse at the University Hospital of the University of Sao Paulo.

WoCoVA 2017 Special Event – Perth, Australia

WoCoVA 2015 Special Event – Hong Kong