Global action plan aims to reduce physical inactivity by 15%

05 Jun 2018

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.

WCPT and ICRC cement long-standing collaboration

29 May 2018

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

Global Rehabilitation Alliance launched in Geneva

23 May 2018

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 calls for improved access to assistive technology

22 May 2018

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.

WCPT opens call for awards committee

29 Nov 2017

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.

WCPT Congress wins Incredible Impacts award

15 Nov 2017

The 2017 WCPT Congress in Cape Town has won an Incredible Impacts award for its range of outstanding legacy activities that have benefitted Africa and the wider community.  


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