World Physical Therapy Day 2009 activities - Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Physiotherapy Association (BPA) celebrated World Physical Therapy Day on 8th September with all national physiotherapy institutes taking part in a rally organised by the association. Coverage of the rally was broadcast by several TV channels throughout the day.

Bangladesh Television broadcast a specific programme to mark the day, which included interviews with the President and Secretary General of the BPA. Special features were additionally shown demonstrating the effectiveness of physical therapy.


Overall, the celebrations and news coverage they received generated a good awareness of World Physical Therapy Day throughout the country.