Physical therapy counts: counting physical therapists worldwide

  title={Physical therapy counts: counting physical therapists worldwide},
  author={Catherine R Sykes and Tracy J Bury and Brenda W. Myers},
Background It is evident that if something is not counted, and physical therapists (PTs) are not generally counted in international health statistics, no one knows how many there are, neither can they measure their contribution to population health or monitor their migration. The World Health Report [1] provides statistics on doctors and nurses primarily. Few data are reported on other health personnel. To address the burgeoning needs of populations living with non-communicable diseases… CONTINUE READING

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