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The legacy of Brenda Myers: a stronger, larger organisation

30 Mar 2016

Brenda Myers has left WCPT after 21 years of service as its Secretary General. She announced her decision to WCPT member organisations in September, saying that it had been a privilege to work for WCPT but it was now time for a new chapter in her life and other adventures.

A vision for a long and healthy life

25 Jan 2016

By Emma Stokes, WCPT President

At the moment it feels like I am surrounded by strategic plans, actions plans and consultation. As you may have seen in WCPT News, WCPT’s Look Forward Together consultation continues to engage our member organisations, subgroups, networks and individual physical therapists.

Line-up announced for major health professions regulation event

21 Jan 2016

One of the world’s leading authorities on health inequalities will speak at the World Health Professions Regulation Conference, to be held in Switzerland in May. The event is hosted by the World Health Professions’ Alliance (WHPA), of which WCPT is a member.

Joint pain is the theme of 2016

21 Jan 2016

2016 is the Global Year Against Pain in the Joints – a year-long awareness campaign coordinated by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) raising awareness of conditions affecting millions of people worldwide. Joint pain has also been chosen as the theme for the European Year Against Pain 2016, organised by the European Pain Federation (EFIC).

New action on sexual violence by World Health Organization

21 Jan 2016

The World Health Organization is demanding the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls to ensure their health, wellbeing and human rights. At the same time, it has launched a toolkit to help countries respond to sexual violence.

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