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Member organisation

Association of Physiotherapists of Mali

Association des Kinesitherapeutes du MaliMaliAfrica
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The Association of Physiotherapists of Mali has been a member of World Physiotherapy since 2019 and is part of our Africa region.

Year established

1993

World Physiotherapy member since

2019

Year members reported

2020

Number of physiotherapist members

79

Contact details

Mali: a profile of the profession in 2020

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About Association of Physiotherapists of Mali and the physiotherapy profession in Mali

Practising physiotherapists in the country/territory

127 (estimated)

0.07

Per 10,000 population

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% female

14%

In this country/territory

62%

In this region

63%

Globally

Physiotherapist members in this member organisation (MO)

79

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% female

24%

In this MO

72%

In MOs in this region

61%

In MOs globally

Physiotherapy professional entry level education

Minimum qualification required to practice

Bachelors degree

Equivalent fulltime years

3

Number of programmes

1

Regulation

* = Continuing Professional Development

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Registration required to practice

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CPD* required for re-registration

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CPD* required for membership

Practice

Which authority defines scope of practice

Ministry of Health or another government department

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Standards of practice

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Education for autonomous practice

All programmes

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Legislation to prevent private practice

Physiotherapists are permitted to

Direct access

*Direct access means a person can refer themselves to a physiotherapist without referral from another health professional

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Direct access* permitted?

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Can people self refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

Will this be reimbursed?

n/a

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Can people self refer to physiotherapists in the public system?

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Limitations

this depends as for example in a hospital the doctor who has the responsibility of the patient takes care of his prescription but if it is in a rehabilitation center the patient can come directly to see the kinesitherapeute.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events

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