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WCPT pays tribute to Freddy Kaltenborn

07 May 2019

WCPT has learned of the death of Freddy Kaltenborn, one of the founders of WCPT’s first subgroup the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT).

Benin hosts conference planning workshop

14 Mar 2019

Conference planning and event management were the topics for a two-day workshop for WCPT member organisations and provisional member organisations in west Africa.

Advancing physical therapy in Vietnam

28 Feb 2019

Education and engagement were the focus of a 3-day stakeholder workshop with representatives from local universities and the newly-founded Vietnam Physiotherapy Association (VPTA) in Ho Chi Minh City.

Board approves four provisional member organisations

14 Dec 2018

WCPT’s Executive Board has approved four physical therapy associations as provisional member organisations. These associations will be recommended for admission to full membership at the next General Meeting, which is due to take place in Geneva, 7-9 May 2019.

    Warning about accommodation for WCPT Congress 2019

    04 Dec 2018

    WCPT is aware that some speakers and delegates to WCPT Congress 2019 may have been contacted by companies, or individuals, claiming to be affiliated with the congress to discuss accommodation

    ‘A strong primary health care system requires a strong rehabilitation workforce’

    07 Nov 2018

    WCPT, together with the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) and the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM), has undertaken some collaborative advocacy to ensure rehabilitation is a key component of any health care strategy that has a goal of maintaining functional capacity and independence.

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