A letter from the president

24 Mar 2020

Dear friends and colleagues

Ten months ago, in a room in Geneva with 5,000 physiotherapists, I shared this Irish proverb – ‘it is in the shelter of each other that the people live’. None of us imagined where we would be one year later, in the midst of a pandemic that will affect every single physiotherapist in our global community one way or another.

Postponed and cancelled events

19 Mar 2020

The fast-evolving global situation created by the spread of COVID-19 has required some of our member organisations to make some quick and hard decisions to cancel or postpone events.

Information and resources about COVID-19

07 Feb 2020

​We have collated information and resources about COVID-19. It has not been possible for WCPT to quality assure the information provided at these links.


AEF celebrates 50th anniversary

04 Dec 2019

The Spanish Association of Physiotherapists, Asociación Española de Fisioterapeutas (AEF), recently celebrated its 50th anniversary

WCPT condemns airstrikes on hospitals in Syria

19 Sep 2019

WCPT and other members of the World Health Professions Alliance have condemned the continuing targeted attacks on hospitals in Idlib province, in Syria’s north-west.​

WCPT appoints consultants for project in Tajikistan

29 Aug 2019

WCPT has contracted three consultants to develop and deliver a project in Tajikistan. The consultants will lead on the development of entry-level physical therapy education and provide clinical bridge training for clinicians and staff at the Republican Medical College of Tajikistan.

Learning to be a new board

29 Aug 2019

Australia, Ecuador, Ireland, Japan, Malta, Rwanda, Trinidad and Tobago – what do they have in common? At first glance, not so much but the members of the new WCPT Executive Board hail from these countries.


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