Launch of World Occupational Therapy Day 2018 Materials and Events

The WFOT is pleased to announce the launch of its promotional materials for World Occupational Therapy Day that will take place on the 27th October 2018. The theme for this year’s event is “Celebrating Our Global Community”. Promotional materials include:

•             Guide to World Occupational Therapy Day 2018

•             World Occupational Therapy Day logo

•             Poster

•             Social Media cover art

 

Download from the WFOT website www.wfot.org> Resource Centre > World OT Day

Inga-Britt Lindström Grant Award 2018

The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists has established a grant award in the name of Inga-Britt Lindström, who had served as the president of the organization between 1970-2008. Applications are being sought from foreign occupational therapists and occupational therapy students. The grant is offered to individuals or teams from countries where occupational therapy is under development and countries listed as low- or lower-middle-income economics, according to the World Bank List.

The maximum amount of the grant is 10,000 Swedish Kronor (about EUR 950) per year.

Application form and instructions are available in the following website: http://www.arbetsterapeuterna.se/lindstromgrantaward  

Application closes at November 1, 2018.

Webinar: THE FUTURE OF WELLBEING: A Conversation with Deepak Chopra

Globally, people are living longer. What are the most compelling ways to ensure a sustainably healthy life? In this exciting live-streamed event, world-renowned author and speaker, Deepak Chopra, will discuss the important connections between mind, immunity, genes and body. Dr. Chopra will explore how chronic stress and inflammation can undermine immunity and health, ultimately seeking to empower people who wish to nurture their wellbeing over their lifetimes. He also will discuss how these insights play out within public health, particularly as individuals and societies cope with epidemics, environmental threats, superbugs, aging and other challenges. He will include takeaways from his new book, The Healing Self: A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life, co-authored with esteemed Harvard neurology professor Rudolph Tanzi.

This special Forum presentation will feature Dr. Chopra in conversation with The World’s Carol Hills, following some brief remarks. Dr. Michelle Williams, Dean of the Harvard Chan School, will welcome the audience and introduce the speaker.

No registration is required to watch the event online. An on-demand video will be posted afterwards on the link below as well as a searchable transcript.

ICIC 2019

The 19th international conference on integrated care has opened registration and offers an early bird rate until 1 November 2018. Taking place in San Sebastian, Basque country from 1 until 3 April under the theme:

A shared culture for change: Evaluating and implementing models of integrated people-centred services. Abstract submission is open until 28 September 2018. Click on the image below for further information.
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