A Global Action Plan on Physical Activity (GAPPA) to reduce physical inactivity by 15% was launched in Lisbon on 4 June. The launch was co-hosted by WHO, Portugal’s Ministry of Health, and the Portuguese Football Federation, and was attended by the Prime Minister of Portugal and the Director General of WHO.
More than 90 physical therapists from nine countries attended the first international conference held in Ivory Coast
Developing education programmes in rehabilitation was the key theme for the WCPT’s recent week-long visit to Tajikistan to meet with representatives of government, education, hospitals, and other stakeholders
WCPT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – confirming a long-standing collaboration between the two organisations
The Global Rehabilitation Alliance (GRA) was launched in Geneva on Tuesday 22nd May and WCPT President Emma Stokes has been elected as Vice President of the Alliance’s inaugural board.
WCPT Vice President Margot Skinner delivered a powerful message committing the global physical therapy community to supporting improved access to assistive technology at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva on Monday 21st May.
Congress Programme Committee members offer abstract submission tips in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
WCPT has shared the success story of the SUDA project during a visit to Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
The new WCPT DOVES database connects the global physical therapy community, offering the chance to search for expertise and develop the profession internationally.
A major study on low back pain has resulted in calls to stop harmful treatment practices, and a worldwide recognition of disability arising from the condition.
The WCPT Congress Programme Committee has met in London to start to shape the scientific programme for Geneva.
WCPT is commissioning a project to work with WCPT member organisations and others to review the WCPT policy statement on education and the suite of associated guidelines.
Physical therapists in Norway have successfully established direct access to physiotherapy for patients across the country.
WCPT is inviting experts in their fields to submit proposals for focused symposia sessions where cutting-edge topics are explored as part of the programme at the Congress 2019 in Geneva.
Following a call to member organisations, the WCPT Executive Board has appointed the working group which will support and guide the confederation’s governance review.
Reporting on the extraordinary success of the 2017 Congress in Cape Town, WCPT wants you to mark your diaries for 10-14 May 2019 in Geneva.
This week a call for nominations for membership of the Awards Committee for the WCPT Awards programme has been issued to all WCPT member organisations.