Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Accredited Professional Organization (APO)

Philippine Physical Therapy Association (PPTA)
c/o Institute of Physical Therapy
University of Santo Tomas
EspaƱa Street
Sampaloc, Manila
Tel No. 731-31-01 loc 280
Date of Accreditation : May 31, 1978

The Philippine Physical Therapy Association, Inc. (PPTAI) was founded on December 8, 1964 and was incorporated with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 26 that same year.

Its first newsletter was published in October 1965. The objectives of the Association are a) to foster strong and active fellowship among its members; b) to participate in all endeavors for the advancement of members; c) to contribute to the implementation of lawful activities that promote professional development; d) to aid health service by providing knowledge and service to the disabled community and the general public; and e) to help eradicate malpractice in the field of physical therapy.

Accredited by the PRC on May 31, 1978 as a national organization of physical therapists and as a CPE provider, the PPTAI is a member of various international organizations including the World Confederation for Physical Therapists and the Asian Confederation for Physical Therapists.

Occupational Therapy Association of the Philippines (OTAP)

College of Allied Medical Professions
University of the Philippines - Manila
Padre Faura Street
Ermita, Manila
Tel No. 57-19-30 ; 50-51-13
President : MS. DELIA R. PABALAN
Date of Accreditation : November 4, 1981

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