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Jonathan Quartey, PhDMessage from WCPTA Chair
In July 2017 a new Board for the Region was elected for a one time three-year term. This was agreed on by MOs to afford the region realign to its even year of activities.
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Benin Republic 2020

Join us July 10-13, 2020, in the Republic of Benin for the 11th WCPT Africa Region Congress. Check here for more details.
WCPT Congress 2019

WCPT Congress 2019

Join Physiotherapists from around the world at the 2019 Congress of the WCPT in Geneva, May 10-13, 2019.
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Moving Forward

The WCPT Africa Region is moving physiotherapy forward in Africa. See how we are doing this…

About Us

The Africa Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT – Africa) was formed in 1991 as one of the five regional organization of the world  body, WCPT. The Africa region took off with six (6) countries; South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The inaugural meeting of WCPT Africa was hosted by the Zambia Society of Physiotherapy (ZSP) in 1991 and the first Congress and General meeting was held in Nairobi – Kenya in 1994. Read More >>

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where is the next WCPT Africa Congress?

The next WCPT Africa Region Congress will be hosted by the Republic of Benin in July 10-13, 2020. Further details will be communicate soon. Benin 2020 Congress page for more information. Read More →

When and Where is the next WCPT Congress 2019?

The WCPT General Meeting and Congress in 2019 will be hosted by physioswiss, the Swiss Physiotherapy Association, and held in Geneva, May 11-13, 2019.

Who are the Members of WCPT Africa Region?

WCPT Africa Region consists of WCPT Member Organizations (MOs) that are on the African continent. The current MOs in good standing with WCPT Africa Region can be found HERE.

WCPT Africa Region – Census Data


WCPTA Member Countries


No. of Physiotherapists in Africa


Total African Population (Billion)

Cape Town, 2017

Some Member Countries