International Organisation for Physiotherapists in Pelvic and Women’s Health

About Us

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

Strategic Goals

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
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