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About the specialty group
The International Acupuncture Association of
It was founded in 1991 and became a specialty group of World
It was formed by a core group of physiotherapists from parts of the world where physiotherapists had been practicing acupuncture since the early 1980s – Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden and the UK.
The specialty group consists of academics and clinicians from member organisations. It promotes the dissemination of ideas by means of a journal produced three times a year.
Every four years a general meeting is held, at which officers are appointed and accounts approved. This meeting coincides with the World
IAAPT encourages a broad approach to the practice of acupuncture, being aware that members need to conform to the rules and regulations that govern
Each country/territory is represented in regional committees. IAAPT has an executive committee and education committee, publication editor and sub-editor (see list of officers and regional representatives).