WCPT has launched a survey with the International Physiotherapy History Association (IPHA) to gather information about how COVID-19 is redefining physiotherapy education, practice and the profession.
WCPT has published a briefing paper on rehabilitation and the vital role of physiotherapy, as part of the response by the global physiotherapy profession to COVID-19.
WCPT is calling on members of the World Health Assembly to commit to expanding funding for rehabilitation, as part of the global response to COVID-19.
WCPT has published a briefing paper on the immediate impact on the higher education sector and response to delivering physiotherapist entry level education.
Physiotherapists have a critical role to play in maintaining the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities around the world during the coronavirus pandemic.
WCPT has announced 12 confirmed focused symposia, featuring 55 speakers from around the world, for WCPT Congress 2021.
WCPT has called for immediate action from the G20 heads of state and government to ensure the security of the supply chain of personal protective equipment (PPE).
WCPT has learned of the death of Doreen Moore-Wheelwright, a trailblazing leader who demonstrated throughout her life what it meant to be a global physiotherapist.
WCPT has launched a global task force to identify and consider the impact of COVID-19 on physiotherapy education.
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.
The WCPT executive board has published a report setting out the future of digital physical therapy practice.
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.
The Geneva Convention Bureau has presented physiogeneve with an award, in recognition of their contribution to WCPT Congress 2019 in Geneva.
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.
Early rehabilitation in conflicts and disasters is the focus of a set of e-learning materials launched by Humanity & Inclusion (HI).
The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) will be changing its name to World Physiotherapy later this year.
Responses to the latest World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) survey reveal a significant rise in the number of physical therapists who are members of their national organsiation.
The educators of the global physiotherapy community are gathering these days. A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure of attending the European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education (ENPHE) conference in Groningen. ENPHE’s membership includes higher education institutes in Europe and also associate members in the Middle East.
The Spanish Association of Physiotherapists, Asociación Española de Fisioterapeutas (AEF), recently celebrated its 50th anniversary