World Physical Therapy Day 2009 activities - Afghanistan

On the 8th September the Afghan Association for Physical Therapy celebrated World Physical Therapy Day with a gathering of representatives from the country’s physiotherapy institutions. Several talks were given, including one by the association’s President on the ‘Movement for Health’ theme and the role physical therapists play in combating obesity and other lifestyle diseases. A report was also given by Handicap International on what is physical therapy, what physical therapists do and the profession in Afghanistan. The talks were broadcast on national television and radio.

Download a full report and photographs of the event.