Photo from our general meeting in 2019

Our strategic plan for 2022 and beyond focuses on building a thriving and engaged global physiotherapy profession


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Advocacy work in Africa region

Board and staff members regularly undertake international visits, this often presents an opportunity to participate in targeted advocacy to support activities of the local member organisations.


Report highlights project outcomes to improve physiotherapists' training in Vietnam

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization has published a report about a collaborative project to improve physiotherapists' training in Vietnam


Report to strengthen health systems for MSK health published in multiple languages

The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health has translated its recent report, Towards A Global Strategy To Improve Musculoskeletal Health, into multiple languages.


World Rehabilitation Alliance approves World Physiotherapy membership

The World Rehabilitation Alliance (WRA) has approved World Physiotherapy’s application for membership.


World Physiotherapy Congress

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 2022 – 8 September

This year's focus is on osteoarthritis

Explore our World PT Day 2022 toolkit

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 685,000 physiotherapists worldwide


Member organisations

We represent national physiotherapy associations from 125 countries and territories


Bursary recipients at our online congress

105 physiotherapists from 25 countries/territories were able to take part in our online congress