World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)

Confédération mondiale pour la thérapie physique

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URL: https://world.physio/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WorldPhysio1951
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Worldphysio1951
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/world-physiotherapy/

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Founded

1951-09-08 Copenhagen Denmark

History

8 Sep 1951, Copenhagen (Denmark), when Articles of Association were agreed, a Provisional Committee having been set up in 1948 and a draft constitution drawn up in Apr 1950, Paris (France). UK Registered Charity: 234307.

Aims

Further the physical therapy profession and improve global health.

Events

2025 – Biennial Congress
2023-06-01 | Tokyo, Japan – Biennial Congress
2021-04-08 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Biennial Congress

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Structure

General Meeting (every 4 years, at Congress); Executive Board; International Scientific Committee; Sub-committees, sub-groups and special interest sub-groups. Regions (5): Africa; Asia Western Pacific; European; North America Caribbean; South America. Official sub-groups:

Secretariat in London (UK), headed by CEO. Meetings open to accredited delegates and observers. Affiliated networks (3): Aquatic Physical Therapy International (APTI); International Network of Spinal Cord Injury Physiotherapists; International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

XC3489

Last News

2020

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