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About the subgroup
The International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists (IAAPT) is for
It was founded in 1991 and became a subgroup 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.
Since becoming a subgroup in 1999, membership has grown to include member organisations in Argentina, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, and the UK.
The subgroup 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).