April 2011

New natural disasters highlight physical therapists' role in rebuilding lives

With a string of natural disasters causing devastation in many parts of the world, the most recent earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan have left physical therapists attempting to rebuild their own lives, as well as helping others who have been affected.  Read the full article

Member organisations put varied motions up for debate

Opportunities for people with disabilities, the use of the term kinesiotherapy, the WCPT Articles of Association, support for an evidence database and information will all be debated at WCPT窶冱 General Meeting in June.  Read the full article

Suriname physical therapist honoured for voluntary work

Physical therapist Frits Hunsel is a recipient of a Health Volunteers Overseas Golden Apple Award for his extraordinary contribution as a volunteer.  Read the full article
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World Physical Therapy 2011
16th International
WCPT Congress
20-23 June 2011
Amsterdam, Holland
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