World Physiotherapy now has 128 member organisations, representing more than 600,000 physiotherapists around the world.
Jonathon Kruger, World Physiotherapy chief executive officer, said: “World Physiotherapy is committed to expanding our membership to ensure that physiotherapists around the world benefit from the networking, support, and collaboration platform that we provide to our community.”
Membership of World Physiotherapy for Društvo fizioterapeuta Srbije/Association of Physiotherapists of Serbia took effect from 1 January 2024.
Our constitution allows for electronic voting outside a general meeting on resolutions that relate to the approval of an organisation’s application for membership.
In 2023, World Physiotherapy had 127 member organisations, of which 94 (74%) 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.