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WCPT Congress 2015 app goes live

28 Apr 2015

The WCPT Congress 2015 app is now live, and available for free download from the Apple Store, Android Play or Windows Phone Store.

Profiling you, the delegates

24 Apr 2015

So what are you, the delegates, like? According to the latest registration statistics available, there are 3538 delegates here, and you come from 114 countries. For two thirds of you, this will be your first WCPT Congress.

World Health Organisation calls for full disclosure of trial results

21 Apr 2015

The World Health Organization has issued a public statement calling for the disclosure of results from clinical trials, whatever the result. The move aims to ensure that decisions related to the safety and efficacy of vaccines, drugs and medical devices for use by populations are supported by the best available evidence.

New toolkit to keep NCDs on the agenda

21 Apr 2015

The NCD Alliance has published an advocacy toolkit to help health professionals and their organisations ensure that the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) remains on the national and international agenda.

WCPT’s youngest network takes off

21 Apr 2015

WCPT’s newest network, for physical therapist students and early career professionals who have been qualified less than five years, has taken off – with 230 followers on Twitter and 180 on Facebook.

Introducing... our volunteers!

17 Apr 2015

You'll see them everywhere, and they're instantly recognisable by their red t-shirts. They're the WCPT Congress 2015 volunteers, and there are an amazing 244 of them.

Preview the WCPT Congress in special edition newspaper

07 Apr 2015

A preview newspaper for the forthcoming WCPT Congress is now available, providing vital information and insight about the event, advice on what to see and do in Singapore, and tasters of key congress sessions.

Supertrees at the spectacular Gardens by the Bay, where the congress party will be held. Picture: iStock

Ten reasons to visit Singapore in 2015

18 Feb 2015

In case you didn’t know, the WCPT Congress is being held in Singapore in May this year – the first time the Confederation has held its flagship event in the Asia Western Pacific Region since 1999. If you still haven’t registered, here are ten reasons why booking a trip to Singapore might be a very good move. And if you have... you have plenty to look forward to.

Quality and diversity mark final entries to the congress programme

22 Jan 2015

The platform and poster sessions for the WCPT Congress this year have been announced – and there will be a massive 572 platform and 1,669 poster sessions on show in Singapore. The abstracts accepted for presentation at the congress come from all WCPT regions and cover a wide range of issues in education, global health, research, professional issues and professional practice.

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