The SPLIT Programme, an innovative referral model for physiotherapy treatment for users with low back pain (LBP), has been approved to be part of the 1st phase of the Sustainable Health Pact (PaSSuS) 2030, which is being publicly signed this Wednesday.
This week saw the start of an initiative by World Physiotherapy (WP), in collaboration with the Order of Physiotherapists, with the aim of supporting the development of the physiotherapy profession in the Portuguese-speaking African countries (PALOP): Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe.
This Sunday, 4 February, is World Cancer Day, a date established in 2000 by the International Union for Cancer Control to raise awareness of the disease, improve education and promote personal and collective action in the fight against cancer.
The request for membership that the Order of Physiotherapists submitted to the National Council of Professional Orders (CNOP) in March 2023 was accepted by the General Assembly of that Council.
As part of the organisational reform of the National Health Service (SNS), namely the expansion of the Local Health Units (ULS), the Order of Physiotherapists organised a working meeting with physiotherapists who are coordinators in SNS institutions on 22 January.
Partnership to strengthen the health value of Physiotherapy: Order of Physiotherapists and National School of Public Health
The Portuguese Order of Physiotherapists and the National School of Public Health at NOVA University Lisbon (ENSP NOVA) have signed a cooperation protocol with a view to jointly developing research projects and other actions of recognised benefit and interest to both institutions.
The Order of Physiotherapists, represented by Board Member Afonso Neutel, took part on Wednesday in a class for first-year physiotherapy students at the Jean Piaget Higher School of Health in Vila Nova de Gaia.