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.

Workshop report for ICRC-sponsored delegates to WCPT Congress 2019

04 Jul 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.

Thriving, not surviving, with a long term condition

12 Jun 2019

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.


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