ICRC Conference on Weapon-Wounded Care

International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

Akobo, county hospital. An ICRC surgeon operates a patient who was shot in the leg.

About the event


Conference on Weapon-Wounded Care

Strengthening the continuum of care in armed conflict


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 
is pleased to invite you to 
a conference on weapon-wounded care. 

The event is designed to share knowledge, to enhance collaboration and to inspire.

17th-18th of December 2024 
International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)
17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva


Key Highlights:

Inspiring keynote speakers

  • Engage with specialists in the field of weapon-wounded care, who will share their experiences, challenges and insights for improving care and treatment. 

Interactive workshops

  • Enhance your skills and professional development with these in-depth and hands-on workshops.

Networking opportunities

  • Connect with fellow attendees and create meaningful work relationships. We believe in the power of building a supportive, collaborative health-care community. 

Join us and contribute to raising standards of care for weapon-wounded patients in conflict settings. In addition, you can obtain a certificate in CPD/CME (continuous professional development/ continuous medical education).

To ensure your place, please register for the event. The conference website, registration link and abstract policy will be available from mid-August 2024.

Abstract submissions for poster presentations will open soon – an excellent opportunity to showcase your work and contribute to improving outcomes in weapon-wounded care.

If you have any questions, suggestions or require further information, please contact wwc_conference@icrc.org or welshawa@icrc.org.

We look forward to welcoming you to two days of learning, partnership and knowledge-sharing at the ICRC’s first conference on weapon-wounded care.

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Date and time
Venue address

International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva