Register before midnight (GMT) on 31st January to take advantage of the Early Bird rate - save up to 25% on your registration fee and join the 3,000 delegates who are already registered to attend. Register NOW: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/registration
Call for Indaba proposals: Want to share your knowledge or seek help from your colleagues at WCPT Congress 2019? In an Indaba session you can help create content and lead conversations – propose a session before the 27th February deadline. Watch testimonials from previous Indaba presenters and find out how you can propose a session: www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019/programme/indaba
As the global body for the profession, WCPT is uniquely placed to provide an important service by collating international data about the physical therapy profession. Through surveys completed by its member organisations WCPT is able to publish data on a range of issues, including professional regulation, practice, education, and the number of physical therapists.
The latest data is now available with a country profile published for every member organisation that completed the 2018 survey. Interactive maps are also available allowing people to see the state of the global profession: www.wcpt.org/cds/globalprofile/2018/physnumber
Access individual reports by visiting country pages in the member organisation section of the website: www.wcpt.org/members
Physical therapy championed at cultural festival in Ivory Coast
4th February marks World Cancer Day which aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer, and pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action against the disease.
The World Health Organization states that "Regular physical activity and the maintenance of a healthy body weight, along with a healthy diet, considerably reduce cancer risk." (www.who.int/cancer/prevention/en/)