WCPT regulation conferences

Fourth World Health Professions Regulation Conference

Geneva, Switzerland.  21-22 May 2016
Health professional regulation - facing challenges to acting in the public interest

The fourth World Health Professions Regulation Conference, organised by the World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA), will be held on 21-22 May 2016, just prior to the 2016 World Health Assembly.  Save the date now and visit the website regularly for the latest programme information. Please feel free to share this information with others who may be interested in attending this conference.  (Please note the dates have changed from those originally published).

Third World Health Professions Regulation Conference

The third World Health Professions Regulation Conference took place in Geneva, Switzerland on 17-18 May 2014 and provided participants with insights, perspectives and discussion on current challenges in health professional regulation.

Key speakers explored the lessons learned from competence-based approaches to regulation, compare regulatory models and examine ways of promoting best practice in regulatory governance and performance.

Second World Health Professions Conference on Regulation

The World Health Professions Alliance and the World Confederation for Physical Therapy held the second World Health Professions Conference on Regulation (WHPCR) in Geneva, Switzerland on 18-19 February 2010.  The aim of the WHPCR 2010 was to shape the future of health profession regulation within the context of the redesign of global health systems and evolving roles, always keeping in mind that public protection is the primary objective of health professional regulation.

If you are interested in participating in the WHPCR 2010, please visit www.whpa.org/whpcr2010 for information on abstract submission, registration and accommodation.n>

First World Health Professions Conference on Regulation

The first-ever inter-professional and international conference on the regulation of health professionals took place in Geneva, Switzerland on 17-18 May 2008.  This conference was convened by the World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA)* in collaboration with WCPT.

*The World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA) brings together dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy through their representative international organisations, the International Council of Nurses (ICN), the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), the World Dental Federation (FDI) and the World Medical Association (WMA) and represents more than 20 million health professionals worldwide.