The legacy of Brenda Myers: a stronger, larger organisation

30 Mar 2016

Brenda Myers has left WCPT after 21 years of service as its Secretary General. She announced her decision to WCPT member organisations in September, saying that it had been a privilege to work for WCPT but it was now time for a new chapter in her life and other adventures.

A vision for a long and healthy life

25 Jan 2016

By Emma Stokes, WCPT President

At the moment it feels like I am surrounded by strategic plans, actions plans and consultation. As you may have seen in WCPT News, WCPT’s Look Forward Together consultation continues to engage our member organisations, subgroups, networks and individual physical therapists.

Line-up announced for major health professions regulation event

21 Jan 2016

One of the world’s leading authorities on health inequalities will speak at the World Health Professions Regulation Conference, to be held in Switzerland in May. The event is hosted by the World Health Professions’ Alliance (WHPA), of which WCPT is a member.

Joint pain is the theme of 2016

21 Jan 2016

2016 is the Global Year Against Pain in the Joints – a year-long awareness campaign coordinated by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) raising awareness of conditions affecting millions of people worldwide. Joint pain has also been chosen as the theme for the European Year Against Pain 2016, organised by the European Pain Federation (EFIC).

New action on sexual violence by World Health Organization

21 Jan 2016

The World Health Organization is demanding the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls to ensure their health, wellbeing and human rights. At the same time, it has launched a toolkit to help countries respond to sexual violence.

Looking back, looking forward

08 Jan 2016

By Emma Stokes, WCPT President

New Year brings with it reflections on the year that has past and the one to come. As I look back at the seven months that have flown by since many of us gathered for the WCPT Congress, I think what exciting times these have been for me and the profession globally.

WCPT Congress 2019 to be held in Geneva

21 Dec 2015

The WCPT General Meeting and Congress in 2019 will be hosted by physioswiss, the Swiss Physiotherapy Association, and held in Geneva, WCPT’s Executive Board has announced.

Executive Board has "hit the ground running"

03 Dec 2015

A new WCPT membership committee was established and the forthcoming WCPT congresses were discussed at the WCPT Executive Board meeting from 28th to 30th November.

Lorimer Moseley from Australia convened a focused symposium on chronic pain at the WCPT Congress in Singapore.

Could this be your chance to run a key WCPT Congress session?

03 Dec 2015

Could this be your chance to run one of the key sessions for the WCPT Congress in Cape Town, South Africa in 2017? WCPT is inviting recognised experts in their fields to submit proposals for focused symposia – sessions which are central to the congress programme and which explore cutting edge topics.


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