ReLAB-HS attends the 2023 World Physiotherapy Congress in Dubai

29 June 2023

Every two years World Physiotherapy holds a large international scientific congress, bringing the global community together. This year, the World Physiotherapy Congress 2023 took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 2-4, 2023. It offered an unparalleled opportunity to meet with experts and colleagues from around the world, exchange and share innovations and ideas, and discuss implications across research, education, management, policy, and clinical practice.

ReLAB-HS presented work related to workforce capacity building activities, including our formative work on developing an International Rehabilitation and Training Toolkit (IRETT). Presentations included a focused symposium on Leveraging Collaborative Inter-Professional Education Strategies For Context Specific Workforce Development; a platform presentation on the 2022 Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Rehabilitation Needs of Displaced Persons; as well as four poster presentations to share learnings related to understanding workforce development needs and the resulting action to develop tools and resources that are sensitive to Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI), including the translation of learning content into multiple languages.