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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Europe region holds in-person general meeting in Latvia 

Member organisations gather in Latvia for Europe region general meeting


World Physiotherapy representation at 77th World Health Assembly

Global physiotherapy profession represented at WHA77


WHPA launches strategy to mark 25th anniversary

Strategy calls for sustainable health workforces and strengthened health systems


South America region holds in-person general meeting and advocacy activities take place in Peru

Representatives of member organisations in SA region attend general meeting


NAC region holds first in-person general meeting since 2019

Representatives of member organisations in NAC region attend general meeting

Photo of participants at World Physiotherapy Congress 2023

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 2024 – 8 September

This year's focus is on low back pain

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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 600,000 physiotherapists worldwide


Member organisations

We represent national physiotherapy associations from 128 countries/territories and territories


Bursary recipients at our congress

85 physiotherapists from 20 countries/territories were able to take part in our in-person and online congress