Nigeria

The Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy (NSP) marked World Physical Therapy Day 2013 nationwide with an array of activities which kicked off in the days before 8th September and continued until the 11th.Across the 36 states and the federal capital territory, physiotherapists actively participated in engaging their communities in a weeklong series of activities with free health screening, awareness walks, novelty football matches, public lectures, upscale media campaign on radio, TV and print media as well as the use of social media in a bid to highlight the role of physiotherapy and the challenges of non-communicable diseases that are of global concern.