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sexta-feira, 31 de maio de 2019

Atualização WCPT maio 2019


WCPT Eupdate
WCPT E-Update - May 2019
 
Texto original em inglês 
WCPT President and Vice President elected at General Meeting
Emma Stokes has been elected as President and Melissa Locke has been elected as Vice President of WCPT.

Voting delegates from 107 WCPT member organisations took part in the election at WCPT’s General Meeting on Thursday 9th May at the Starling Hotel Geneva, Switzerland.

The following regional board members have also been elected:
  • Jean Damascene Gasherebuka (Africa Region) 
  • Yasushi Uchiyama (Asia Western Pacific Region) 
  • John Xerri de Caro (European Region) 
  • Stacy de Gale (North America Caribbean)
  • Daniel Wappenstein (South America)
Read the press release.
13 new member organisations admitted to WCPT
13 physical therapy associations were admitted to WCPT at its General Meeting on 8th May 2019 in Geneva. This brings the total number of member organisations to 121.

The new member organisations are the physical therapy associations from: Bhutan, Costa Rica, Georgia, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Kosovo, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Sudan.

Read the press release

See the full list of WCPT member organisations
Physical therapists honoured at WCPT Awards Dinner
Australian physical therapist Anne Moseley was awarded the Mildred Elson Award, WCPT's highest honour, for her outstanding contribution to the physical therapy profession as a clinician, teacher, and researcher and, in particular, for her leadership and commitment to the promotion of evidence-based physical therapy through the Physiotherapy Evidence Database or PEDro.

Daniel Wappenstein Deller, president of the Ecuadorian Society of Physiotherapy and the coordinator of the project humanitarian support in physical therapy earthquake Ecuador 16A was presented with a WCPT Humanitarian Service Award.

Christina H Opava was awarded a WCPT Leadership in Rehabilitation Award for her contribution to the professional advancement of physical therapy. She is a pioneer in the field of physical therapy and rheumatology.

Lorena Enebral Perez was presented with a posthumous WCPT Humanitarian Service Award. A Spanish physical therapist, Lorena had worked as a humanitarian aid worker in Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, and the Sahara. In 2016 she began working in Afghanistan where she was fatally shot in 2017 while working with a service user of the ICRC physical rehabilitation centre in Mazar-i-Sharif.

WCPT International Service Awards were also awarded to:

Hana I Alsobayel – Saudi Arabia
Annalie Basson – South Africa
Sarah Bazin – UK
Aicha Benyaich – Belgium
Jennifer M Bottomley – USA
Gill Brook – UK
Charlotte Hager – Sweden
Alice Jones – Hong Kong
Shunsuke Kudo – Japan
Brenda Myers – UK
Guy Simoneau – Canada

Read the press release

Biographies for all award recipients and photographs from the WCPT Awards Dinner will be available on the WCPT website shortly.
New WCPT policies approved at General Meeting
The following were approved at WCPT's General Meeting: See the full list of WCPT policies

WCPT's policy statements set out its agreed stance or opinion on a range of topics. They are important tools for informing health and social policy around the world, and furthering the development of the profession and service delivery.
New open access journal
This month saw the publication of the first issue of The Lancet Digital Health, an open access journal in the Lancet family. It is committed to publishing high-quality original research, comment, and correspondence contributing to promoting digital technologies in health practice worldwide.

Access the first issue

terça-feira, 14 de maio de 2019

Atualização Congresso da Confederação Mundial de Fisioterapia 2019



WCPT Congress Update
Tuesday 14 May 2019

TEXTO ORIGINAL EM INGLÊS 
Time to reframe care for people living with persistent MSK pain
The situation of people living with ‘their life on pause’ because they fear the worse and have been told surgery is the only option to treat their chronic pain were explored the WCPT professional seminar on Reframing Care for Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain. 

To read more:

https://www.wcpt.org/news/time-to-reframe-care-for-people-with-persistent-MSK%20-ain
Dance rehabilitation brings health benefits
The ability dance has to unveil a passion for movement, joy, socialisation, and boost activity levels was best described by Kara Patterson, from Canada and the chair of the Dance Rehabilitation seminar. Sharing the story of someone who had been asked if dance was exercise, Kara said they had replied: ‘Well, I had fun so I don’t think so!’

To find out more:

https://www.wcpt.org/news/dance-rehabilitation-brings-health-benefits
Seminar explores opportunities for digital health
Richard Woolf, from the USA, and Jonathon Kruger, CEO of WCPT, conducted a lively session on Digital Health in the series of WCPT professional seminars – focussing on the benefits and challenges of delivering digital health.

To find out more:

https://www.wcpt.org/news/opportunities-for-digital-health-explored
Watch a selection of video highlights from congress sessions
Here's a link to a selection of video highlights from sessions at WCPT Congress 2019:
  • Pain and pain management
  • Implicit bias
  • Strengthening rehabilitation leadership
We'll be sharing more video interviews and highlights over the next few weeks.

https://www.wcpt.org/news/video-session-highlights-on-pain-implicit-bias-leadership
Call for committee members for WCPT Congress 2021
If you've enjoyed WCPT Congress 2019, why not apply to be part of the WCPT Congress Programme Committee (CPC) and help develop the programme for WCPT Congress 2021 in Dubai?

WCPT Congress 2021 will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 8-10 April 2021.

CPC members must be able to serve from July 2019 until the end of the congress evaluation period in 2021. They will be expected to join a face-to-face meeting in September 2019 to start preparations for the WCPT Congress 2021. The provisional dates for this meeting are 7/8 or 28/29 September.

For more details, including eligibility criteria and the application process: www.wcpt.org/node/176873 
Highlights of WCPT Congress 2019
Watch the video shown at the closing ceremony, capturing highlights of WCPT Congress 2019

https://www.wcpt.org/Video%20highlights%20of%20WCPT%20Congress%202019

Vídeo exibido na Cerimônia de Encerramento do Congresso da WCPT 1019

Assista ao vídeo exibido na Cerimônia de Encerramento do Congresso da WCPT 2019

Acesse o link

sábado, 11 de maio de 2019

Voto unânime das organizações membros da WCPT para nova Constituição



Delegados votantes de  106 delegações (Associações Nacionais de Fisioterapeutas) votaram por unanimidade uma nova Constituição para a Confederação Mundial de Fisioterapia WCPT.
 
A votação ocorreu no dia 9 de maio de 2019, o segundo dia da Reunião Geral da WCPT no Starling Hotel Geneva, Suiça.
 
 
Para saber mais leia o texto abaixo, em inglês, divulgado pela WCPT

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Other business at the General Meeting included:
  • approval of a motion on climate change proposed by the Japanese Physical Therapy Association
  • approval of a policy statement on diversity and inclusion
  • endorsement of ethical principles of health care in times of armed conflict and other emergencies
  • confirmation of awards recognising the contribution of individual physical therapists to the global profession and to WCPT
  • election of President, Vice President, Regional Board members.
Three new WCPT subgroups were also approved:
  • International Organisation of Aquatic Physical Therapists (IOAPT)
  • International Federation of Physical Therapists working in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (IFPTOHE)
  • International Physical Therapy for HIV/AIDS, Oncology, Hospice and Palliative Care (IPT-HOPE).
Theo Ruitenbeek, IPT-HOPE board member, said: ‘We are grateful and proud to be acknowledged and recognised by WCPT member organisations at the General Meeting. Our mission is to advance physical therapy management and prevention for people affected by oncology, palliative care, and HIV/AIDS throughout the world and across cultural groups.

‘Now we can spread out this mission among all WCPT’s member organisations. We hope WCPT’s member organisations will join us in this important area of work and help make a difference to people’s lives.’

About the WCPT General Meeting
The WCPT General Meeting took place on 8 and 9 May. The WCPT General Meeting takes place every four years. The next General Meeting will take place in Tokyo, Japan, in 2023.

Note to WCPT member organisations
Please use this information in your magazine, journal, newsletter or social media channels. It may also be forwarded to your local or national media.

Contact            Freya Rodger on frodger@wcpt.org
Twitter             @WCPT1951 
Hashtag           #WCPT2019GM
Facebook         @WCPT1951
Website           https://www.wcpt.org/


For further information please contact:  Freya Rodger on frodger@wcpt.org, +44 (0)20 7931 6465

sexta-feira, 10 de maio de 2019

Emma Stokes tem mandato de Presidente renovado



Emma Stokes foi eleita Presidente e Melissa Locke foi eleita Vice-presidente da Confederação Mundial de Fisioterapia (WCPT).

Delegados votantes de 107 organizações membros da WCPT participaram das eleições na Assembleia Geral da WCPT na quinta-feira, 9 de maio, no Starling Hotel Geneva, na Suíça.

Saiba mais sobre o processo eleitoral lendo o texto abaixo em inglês.



Emma Stokes has been elected as President and Melissa Locke has been elected as Vice President of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT).
Voting delegates from 107 WCPT member organisations took part in the election at WCPT’s General Meeting on Thursday 9 May at the Starling Hotel Geneva, Switzerland.
 
Election for President
Total votes cast                                 107
Votes cast for Alain Belanger             17
Votes cast for Emma K Stokes           89
Invalid vote                                           1
 
Election for Vice President
There were three candidates for the position of Vice President: Alain Belanger, Melissa Locke, John Xerri de Caro. In line with WCPT’s Articles of Association, any candidate who is unsuccessful in the election for President may put themselves forward for election as Vice President. After two rounds of voting, Melissa Locke was elected.

Round one
Total votes cast                                  107
Votes cast for Alain Belanger              10
Votes cast for Melissa Locke               51
Votes cast for John Xerri de Caro       45
Abstentions                                           1
 
Round two
Total votes cast                                  107
Votes cast for Melissa Locke               58
Votes cast for John Xerri de Caro        48
Abstentions                                           1
 
Regional board members
In separate meetings, voting delegates also elected four regional board members who will join the President, Vice President, and the previously-elected board member for the European region John Xerri de Caro, on WCPT’s Executive Board.

Africa Region of WCPT
Jean Damascene Gasherebuka was unopposed and elected

Asia Western Pacific Region of WCPT
Yasushi Uchiyama was unopposed and elected

North America Caribbean Region of WCPT
Candidates:      Tony Chang
                         Stacey de Gale
Stacey de Gale was elected

South America Region of WCPT
Candidates:      Karim Alvis
                         Daniel Wappenstein
Daniel Wappenstein was elected

About the WCPT General Meeting and Congress
The WCPT General Meeting took place on 8 and 9 May, and the WCPT Congress was due to take place on 10-13 May. More than 4,300 physical therapists are expected at the WCPT Congress.

Further details about WCPT Congress 2019: https://www.wcpt.org/wcpt2019
 
Note to WCPT member organisations
Please use this information in your magazine, journal, newsletter or social media channels. It may also be forwarded to your local or national media.
 
Contact            Freya Rodger on frodger@wcpt.org
  Twitter             @WCPT1951 
  Hashtag           #WCPT2019GM

Facebook         @WCPT1951
  Website           https://www.wcpt.org/




For further information please contact:  Freya Rodger on frodger@wcpt.org, +44 (0)20 7931 6465