The Spanish Association of Physiotherapists, Asociación Española de Fisioterapeutas (AEF), recently celebrated its 50th anniversary
Three new member organisations have been admitted to the World Confederation for Physical Therapy by electronic vote of the membership.
This year’s World Physical Therapy Day and the theme of chronic pain has proved to be the most successful since the launch of the day in 1996.
More than 30 people attended a three-day stakeholders’ meeting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to discuss the development of entry-level physical therapy education and provide clinical bridge training for clinicians and staff at the Republican Medical College of Tajikistan.
A research study is looking for physical therapists to take part in interviews about ethical decision-making.
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.