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  • WCPT President, Vice President Candidates Announced

    Candidates for World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) president and vice president have been announced and will be finalized at the confederation's General Meeting.

    One candidate has been announced for each position. Emma Stokes, currently WCPT’s vice president, has been nominated for president by WCPT member organizations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, Malta, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the US. Margot Skinner, the Executive Committee member from the Asia Western Pacific Region of WCPT, has been nominated for vice president by member organizations in Bermuda, New Zealand, and Singapore.

    While there is only 1 candidate for each position, it is WCPT’s practice to hold a ballot at the General Meeting. Over the coming weeks, further information about both candidates will be published in WCPT News and on the WCPT website. Candidate CVs and statements will also be included in the General Meeting papers. The new term of office will begin at the close of WCPT Congress 2015 in Singapore in May. APTA is a member organization of WCPT.

    Keep up with the world of physical therapy: registration is now open for the 2015 WCPT Congress in Singapore, May 1–4. Attendees who register before the October 2 deadline can save up to 20%.

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