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We are the global body for 122 physiotherapy member organisations, representing more than 670,000 physiotherapists

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Amnesty International report highlights failures to protect health workers during COVID-19 pandemic

A new report highlights the challenges faced by health workers globally and the broader structural issues that have exacerbated these challenges.

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World Physiotherapy warns against predatory events and journals

World Physiotherapy warns against predatory events and journals

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Briefing paper focuses on immediate impact of COVID-19 on physiotherapy students

World Physiotherapy has published a briefing paper on the immediate impact of COVID-19 on students.

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New brand and website for global physiotherapy body

World Physiotherapy, the global body for national physiotherapy associations, has launched a new brand and website.

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WCPT calls for urgent action against attacks on health care workers

WCPT calls for urgent action against attacks on health care workers

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Briefing paper focuses on rehabilitation and the vital role of physiotherapy

WCPT briefing paper focuses on rehabilitation and the vital role of physiotherapy

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World Physiotherapy Congress
2021

As the profession’s leading global meeting, it is where the world of physiotherapy meets.

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COVID-19 information hub

World Physiotherapy is the global hub for information and resources about COVID-19 for physiotherapists

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World PT Day 2020 – 8 September

This year's focus is on rehabilitation after COVID-19

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Our impact

We measure and report on our impact on the global physiotherapy profession

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Physiotherapists worldwide

We are the sole international voice for physiotherapy, representing more than 670,000 physiotherapists worldwide

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Member organisations

We represent national physiotherapy associations from 122 countries and territories

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Speakers at our congress in 2019

61% of speakers at our congress in Geneva, Switzerland, were women