AbstractIn this issue of WHSA, we unfortunately say goodbye to a leader, Professor Alan D Widgerow, who has made this journal what it is today. Under his guidance as Editor-in-Chief, Prof Widgerow nurtured this journal from infancy to a successful biannual journal – the mouthpiece of WHASA. Prof Widgerow utilised his experience and reputation as a highly respected academic and an expert in wound care to muster support from fellow experts to join him on the Editorial Board. This would allow for peer-reviewing, thereby adding credibility to the journal. Despite the journal not yet being accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), Prof Widgerow and his board managed to attract papers from respected authors.
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