Four new member organisations have been admitted to World Physiotherapy by an electronic vote of the membership.
The new member organisations are:
- National Association of Physiotherapists of Angola
- Association of Physiotherapists (Guatemala)
- Oman Physical Therapy Association
- Order of Physiotherapists (Portugal)
Our constitution allows for electronic voting outside a general meeting on resolutions that relate to the approval of an organisation’s application for membership.
World Physiotherapy has 125 member organisations, of which 78 (62%) took part in the electronic vote. A simple majority of the number of World Physiotherapy member organisations is required to approve applications for admission to membership of World Physiotherapy. The electronic vote was conducted using the online voting platform ElectionBuddy.
Membership of World Physiotherapy for the National Association of Physiotherapists of Angola, Association of Physiotherapists (Guatemala), Oman Physical Therapy Association, Order of Physiotherapists (Portugal) will take effect from 1 January 2023.