IOPPWH advancing the profession of pelvic and women's health
Our vision is to provide an international support network for member countries of World [Physiotherapy to improve health and wellbeing in pelvic and women’s health.
As the international voice of physiotherapists working in the field of pelvic and women’s health, our mission is to:
- Encourage collaboration between physiotherapy member country groups working in this area of interest
- Improve health care internationally through facilitation and promotion of best-practice of pelvic and women’s health physiotherapy
- To collaborate and facilitate communication and information exchange among our member groups
Our strategic goals are:
- To foster cooperation between member groups practicing in pelvic and women’s health throughout the world.
- To encourage improved standards of practice and in education in pelvic and women’s health care.
- To advance practice by communication and exchange of information between member groups.
- To encourage scientific research and promote opportunities for the spread of knowledge of new developments in the fields of pelvic and women’s health.
- To assist World Physiotherapy member countries develop recognized groups in pelvic and women’s health.
Our values are:
- Integrity and transparency in what we do
- Respecting the diversity, culture, and values of our members
- Encouraging professionalism and excellence in physiotherapy in pelvic and women’s health