Prosthetic Orthotic society (POS) Nepal invited NEPTA as a guest on the program,” Interaction on Initiation of Ethical Practice for Prosthetic & Orthotic services”. NEPTA president (Nischal Ratna Shakya) and advisor (Saurab Sharma) participated on the program and shared good practices; lesson learns, challenges and importance related to the code of ethics for physiotherapist in Nepal. POS Nepal will be developing the code of ethics for Prothetist & Orthotist working in Nepal very soon.
Dr. Basudev Pandey, who is a director of Leprosy control division and also the newly formed disability unit of ministry of health and population was the chief guest. Likewise, there was the participation from Nepal health professional council and association of occupational therapist Nepal (ANOT) and the country director of Handicap International Nepal. The forum served the good platform to discuss about the regulations of the rehabilitation professional like P&Os, PT and OTs.
NEPTA extends its thankfulness to POS Nepal for an invitation on this program which also helped to promote the rehabilitation as an interdisciplinary approach of care . Last but not the least, we congratulate the newly elected president of POS Nepal (Mr. Amit Ratna Bajracharya ) and wish him a success tenure . NEPTA aspires to collaborate and advocate together with the like-minded professional associations for the strengthening and regulation of physical rehabilitation sector of Nepal.