World PT Day materials available in almost 60 languages

This year’s World PT Day materials have been translated into almost 60 languages, including 16 languages that have not previously been available for World PT Day.

Volunteer translators from World Physiotherapy member organisations, national physiotherapy associations, and individual physiotherapists have kindly provided the translations. All the translations have been published on the World Physiotherapy website and shared on social media. 

Emma Stokes, World Physiotherapy president, said: “It’s great to see so many of our member organisations and individual physiotherapists getting involved in World PT Day and helping raise the profile of the physiotherapy profession.

“There is no better way to show how inclusive our profession is than being able to share the World PT Day materials in a range of languages and to reach people in so many parts of the world.  

“Many of us have been affected by Long COVID, personally and professionally, and the theme for this year’s World PT Day has resonated with our profession around the world.”

The World PT Day materials are available, for the first time, in the following languages:

The World PT Day materials are available in 14 of the top 20 most spoken languages in the world

The theme for World PT Day 2021 is the role of physiotherapists and safe rehabilitation in the treatment and management of people affected by Long COVID. The materials include infographics and posters aimed at the general public promoting the role of physiotherapy for people with Long COVID. There is also an activity sheet, an advocacy toolkit, and a resource list of facts, research findings, statistics, and articles. 

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