Press releases

WCPT publishes occasional press releases on its activities and views.  They are designed to be used and distributed by member organisations.  Recent press releases can be viewed here.


2016

13th December 2016: WCPT launches art and health competition

6th October 2016: WCPT Congress wins major international award

29th September 2016: Health care professions ask consumers to identify fake medicine

30th August 2016: Physical therapists help add life to years

6th July 2016: Key speakers for WCPT Congress 2017 announced

21st June 2016: WCPT announces new Chief Executive Officer

21st March 2016: Report on disaster management

11th February 2016: Education and Practice for People with Disabilities

2015

28th August 2015: Physical therapists help people lead fulfilled lives

1st May 2015: Emma Stokes announced as new WCPT President

30th April 2015: Physical therapy’s highest global honour goes to Kari Bø

30th April 2015: Physical therapists at the heart of Nepal relief efforts

29th April 2015: Marilyn Moffat General Meeting speech

2014

9th October 2014: WCPT launches art and health competition

29th August 2014: Physical therapists help people be fit to take part

21st May 2014: Regulation a top priority agree global health professionals

4th February 2014: Programme details for WCPT Congress 2015 announced

2013

31st August 2013: World Health Professions Conference to focus on challenges in health professional regulation

29th August 2013: World PT Day 2013: Physical therapists helping people become fit at every age

11th July 2013: Singapore physiotherapists sign congress agreement with their profession's world body

26th February 2013: WCPT announces winner of photo competition

5th February 2013: International Scientific Committee for WCPT Congress 2015 announced

2012

7th September 2012: WCPT launches photo competition

4th September 2012: World PT Day 2012: Physical therapists help people be fit for life

26th March 2012: WCPT launches glossary for the profession

30th January 2012: Recordings of congress presentations now online

2011

12th September 2011: World Health Professions Alliance launch practical NCD guide for everyone to improve their health - English

12th September 2011: World Health Professions Alliance launch practical NCD guide for everyone to improve their health - French

12th September 2011: World Health Professions Alliance launch practical NCD guide for everyone to improve their health - Spanish

26th August 2011: World PT Day 2011

21st June 2011: WCPT announces finalists to Art & Health competition

21st June 2011: Information on finalists to Art & Health competition

20th June 2011: World Physical Therapy 2011 opens its doors

2010

25th October 2010: WCPT launches Art & Health competition

26th August 2010: World Physical Therapy Day 2010

24th May 2010: WCPT becomes a member of the World Health Professions Alliance

17th May 2010: World Health Professions Alliance calls for increased action against counterfeits - English

17th May 2010: World Health Professions Alliance calls for increased action against counterfeits - French

17th May 2010: World Health Professions Alliance calls for increased action against counterfeits - Spanish

18th March 2010: World Physical Therapy 2011 focused symposia announced

2009

11th September 2009: Launch of WCPT Awards Programme 2011

26th August 2009: World Physical Therapy Day 2009

7th April 2009: WCPT launches new website

26th March 2009: WCPT photography competition winners announced

24th February 2009: Educata and WCPT partner to provide first global online continuing education for physical therapists

2008

5th December 2008: WCPT photography competition

1st September 2008: Beating obesity: physical therapists are the experts

10th July 2008: WCPT announces the International Scientific Committee for World Physical Therapy 2011

19th May 2008: Leaders of the world's health professions step up their support for professional regulation