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World Physiotherapy member organisations elect general board member

Physiotherapist from Jordan elected as general board member


World Physiotherapy makes first international business trip since declaration of COVID-19 pandemic

Polish Chamber of Physiotherapists hosts first World Physiotherapy business trip since March 2020, due to declaration of COVID-19 pandemic


General board member candidates

Find out more about the general board member candidates


World Physiotherapy joins WHO call for action to better protect health and care workers from COVID-19  

World Physiotherapy, as part of WHPA, joins WHO call for concrete action to better protect health and care workers from COVID-19


World PT Day materials available in almost 60 languages

Volunteer translators provide almost 60 versions of World PT Day materials


Physiotherapists play key role at Tokyo Olympic Games

Discover more about the role of physiotherapists at the Tokyo Olympic Games


World Physiotherapy Congress
2021 online

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 2021 – 8 September

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

Explore our World PT Day 2021 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 660,000 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