The First Filipino Therapist Conference and Expo Set

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Filipino Therapist Conference|Filipino Rehabilitation
Venue of the First Filipino Therapists Conference and Expo

The First Filipino Therapist Conference and Expo - grandest gathering of Physical, Occupational therapist, Speech Language Pathology and Pediatric therapy Professionals happens this coming September 24-25 2011 at Crown Plaza, OrtigasCenter, Philippines. 

Endorsed by the Department of Health (DOH) and Committee on Higher Education (CHED), the event’s theme this year is “Towards Global Competitiveness of Filipino Therapists”. This year’s theme aims to contribute to the growth of knowledge and development of skills of the therapists and rehabilitation practitioners in the country.          

The event convenes top local and international speakers that will share their knowledge and expertise to our Filipino Physical & Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologist. Among them are Ms. Catherine Sherrington, PhD, MPH, BappSc NHMRC of Australia, Dr.Sabys Palanca, Convenor of Spirituality in the Workplace, Ms.Celeste Sanchez, Divine Mercy mobile School of Music and Arts, Ms. Kathryn Milano, Case Manager/Supervisor of PIECES, Dr. Reynaldo Rey Matias, President, ASEAN Rehabilitation Medicine Association, Ms.Ligaya Avenida, Executive President of Jeepnee and many more.

The event also highlights a forum that comprises the Rehab Doctor, Therapists and Patient in a one of a kind exchange of ideas that will surely enrich the event discussions.

The event is very timely as the Department of Labour of United States projects a 30% increase of demand from 2008 to 2018 to this industry in their country.

“We created the event in order to contribute to a better appreciation of the therapists and rehabilitation professionals in our country. We also believe that the more events like this will generate more knowledgeable and skilled therapists and rehabilitation professionals”, said Mitch Ballesteros, EXLINK CEO.

The event is supported by Tender Touch Rehab Services, Jeepnee, AngTherapist.Com, UNTV, 88DB.Com, and Asenso Pinoy.

For more information, call tel. No. 643.3887 or email

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