Registration Opens for Landmark Conference on Health Regulation
Geneva, Switzerland, 25 January
2008 – Registration is now open for the first World Health Professions Conference on Regulation (WHPCR) to be held in Geneva, Switzerland on 17-18 May 2008.
To register, please go to the Conference website: www.whpa.org/reg/index.htm
For the preliminary programme, please go to: www.whpa.org/reg/programme.htm
Abstracts for poster presentations on the three main topics of the Conference can be submitted at: www.whpa.org/reg/abstracts.htm
The main focus will be on: 1) the role of professionals in addressing health needs; 2) models of health professional regulation; and 3) regulatory governance and performance.
Taking place just prior to the World Health Assembly (19–23 May 2008), the WHPCR will provide a global, inter-professional forum to explore the future of the health care system regulation and the role of the health professions in regulation for improvement in health care to the benefit of patients.
The conference will bring together policy makers; health system managers and administrators; researchers and scientists; as well as leaders in the health professions. It is organized by the World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA)* in cooperation with the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT).