Welcome Message

Dear colleagues,

It is a great honor to extend our personal greeting to each and every one of you who are attending the 8th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association which will be held on November 21 to 24, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Throughout the past years, this meeting has become a symbolic gathering of enterostomal therapy nurse specialists in the worldwide region. The Conference aims to stimulate an exchange of the most up-to-date information on the rapidly changing faces of enterostomal therapy. The program will consist of keynote speeches, panel discussion, oral presentations, poster sessions and trade exhibitions. The 2019 APETNA event also provides an ideal and cordial setting for basic to share experiences and exchanging views, discussing the advancements and breakthroughs in the field of enterostomal therapy.

It is our pleasure to have your attendance, wish you an enjoyable stay in Taipei, and hope you bring home the most beautiful memories.

Sincerely yours,

Po-Jui Yu


Dear colleagues and friends,

I am here on behalf of the President of Taiwan Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Association (TWOCNA), to extend our warmest welcome to all colleagues participating in the 8th Asia Pacific Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Association held from November 21, 2019 to November 24, 2019 at the Taipei International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan. To host the one of the top conferences in the field of Enterostomal Therapy, it’s indeed our responsibility to be more inspiring and innovative to keep improving for the future development of Enterostomal Therapy.

In the APETNA 2019 Conference, we are focusing on the main theme of Enterostomal Therapy and have arranged an enriching and diverse scientific program consisted of 4 major fields in the Wound, Ostomy, Continence and Professional Practice. We truly believe with the platform of APETNA 2019 Conference, we are ready to provide the advanced concept of current and future prospection in Enterostomal Therapy researches and build a wonderful opportunity of exchanging and communicating for all the conference attendees.

Taking this wonderful opportunity of a world union, we cordially invite you to experience a unique fusion of Taiwanese lifestyles and cuisine in this diversity and energetic city, Taipei; and even to explore the beauty and hospitality of the island. Once again, welcome to join APETNA 2019 in Taipei, we wish you have a memorable and wonderful stay in Taiwan.

We look forward to seeing you in Taipei in November 2019!

With best regards,

Ai-Ling Chang
President of TWOCNA