Kay Nias is a Medicine Galleries Research Fellow based at the Science Museum in London. She recently gave a talk on massage and the history of physiotherapy to the Society for the Social History of Medicine and Health at the University of Birmingham.
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 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.
The first international transplant sport research conference is due to take place in November 2019, and the organisers are calling for abstract submissions and transplant athletes’ videos.
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.
A report, published by the Global Rehabilitation Alliance (GRA), illustrates how rehabilitation can improve global health and human rights.
WCPT and other members of the World Health Professions Alliance have raised concerns about involvement of non-state actors in WHO governing bodies' processes.
The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) has announced the members of the Congress Programme Committee (CPC) for WCPT Congress 2021 in Dubai.
Consistent with WCPT's Constitution, the following physical therapy national association has ceased membership of WCPT, with effect from 1 July 2019:
Rehabilitation 2030 advocates for strengthening rehabilitation services within health systems, to address the needs of people with disabilities and the aging population globally. This is particularly relevant in low income and conflict-affected countries, where the burden of disability is greatest, often against the background of fragile health systems.
More than 30 physical therapists attended WCPT Congress 2019 in Geneva, thanks to the generosity of congress delegates and WCPT’s partners
Patient-centred care was the focus of the discussion session on long term conditions. Panel members shared their own and relatives’ personal stories and challenged physical therapists to think differently about goal-setting for people living with long term conditions.
A group of physical therapists celebrated a special anniversary at WCPT2019 in Geneva – the 50th anniversary of their graduation from the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa.