World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)
Confédération mondiale pour la thérapie physique
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1951-09-08 Copenhagen Denmark
Founded 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).
Further the physical therapy profession and improve global health.
Events2025 – World Physiotherapy Congress
2023-06-02 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates – World Physiotherapy Congress
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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:
- E-XE4136 - International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists (IAAPT);
- E-XJ5275 - International Association of Physical Therapists in Animal Practice (IAPTAP);
- E-XM1094 - International Association for Physical Therapists Working with Older People (IPTOP);
- E-XJ5276 - International Confederation of Cardiorespiratory Physical Therapists (ICCrPT);
- E-XD2071 - International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT);
- D-XD9009 - International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy (IFSPT);
- E-XJ5280 - International Neurological Physical Therapy Association (INPA);
- E-XJ5281 - International Organization of Physical Therapists in Mental Health (IOPTMH);
- E-XE4137 - International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women's Health (IOPTWH);
- E-XE2583 - International Private Physical Therapy Association (IPPTA);
- E-XM3781 - International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Paediatrics (IOPTP);
- E-XJ5282 - International Society for Electrophysical Agents in Physical Therapy (ISEAPT).
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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