Setúbal - Recife Pernambuco - Brasil maio de 2017 Foto Alexandre Costa
segunda-feira, 30 de janeiro de 2017
WCPT E-Update - January 2017
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NEW: WCPT resources translated
continues to try and enhance the value of membership by increasing the
number of WCPT documents and resources available in other languages.
A Google translate button has been added to the WCPT website at the top of every page. This now allows users to access every page of the website in over 80 different languages.
The WCPT report, The role of physical therapists in disaster management,
is now available in Chinese. The report is freely available to download
at: www.wcpt.org/node/27528. WCPT would like to thank the Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction at Sichuan University for this translation.
The WCPT Policy statement: Ethical responsibilities of physical therapists and WCPT members is now available in German www.wcpt.org/policy/ps-ethical-responsibilities. WCPT would like to thank Deutscher Verband fuer Physiotherapie for this translation.
WCPT's education policies and guidelines are now all available in French due to funding from USAID as part of the SUDA project.
WCPT would like to thank Physiotherapy Research International
for making this article open access. The article was originally
published in Physiotherapy Research International Volume 21, Issue 3,
Enter WCPT's art and health competition
Are you a keen photographer or artist? There are just over two weeks left to enter the art and health competition before the 15th February deadline.
WCPT is seeking outstanding pieces of artwork and photography
relevant to physical therapy under the theme "Diversity and inclusion".
Interpretations of the theme may include:
diversity of patients and practice
inclusion of disabilities
how physical therapy encourages inclusion
the vast range of specialties within the profession
The work of the finalists will be displayed in an art and health
exhibition at the WCPT Congress 2017 and on the WCPT website. The
overall winner of the competition will also receive an Amazon voucher to
the equivalent value of $100 (USD) to spend in their local store.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report aimed at emergency medical teams (EMTs) on the Minimum technical standards and recommendations for rehabilitation.
This document, a first of its kind, clearly sets out the standards for
rehabilitation and provides guidance on building or strengthening the
capacity of EMTs. The document is available for download at: bit.ly/2kmUM0D.
The document is the result of collaboration between a working group of
rehabilitation experts convened by WHO and external consultations. WCPT
was a reviewing organisation.
Healthcare Information For All
a supporter of Healthcare Information For All (HIFA), WCPT is
encouraging organisations and individuals to lend their support and join
HIFA believes that every person and every health worker should have
access to the healthcare information they need to protect their own
health and the health of those for whom they are responsible.
Working directly with wheelchair users , the training portion of
the programme helped sixteen physiotherapists and physiotherapy
technicians improve their skills to carry out appropriate wheelchair
assessment, provision and wheelchair user training for children and
adults. The skills they acquired will continue to aid patients for years
congress theme is “Moving towards health, longevity, and
sustainability". It offers an opportunity for physical therapists in the
Asia Western Pacific Region to present their work and share experiences
with peers to enhance collaborations in the region and worldwide. The
congress will be held 27th to 30th June 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.