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OTARG is a regional group of World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT).

The regional groups of WFOT are according to the World Health Organisation regions of Africa.
OTARG is the sub-Saharan regional group of WFOT.

 

Photos from the 8th OTARG Congress in Harare, Zimbabwe

Delegates from approximately 10 international countries



The AGM

Sarah Matovu., Chairperson of OTARG, opening the Congress in Harare

The new Executive Committee

 

REMINDER

Please will all OT educators submit proposals to Sharon of the WFOT
on the need for OT education and upgrading.

E Sharon Brintnell
President WFOT

 

Member countries are shown on the map.

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OTARG has a major role in bringing the training of occupational therapists in line with the needs of the disabled in Africa, whilst still meeting the WFOT Minimum Standards for Training Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapy in Africa is growing strongly and fast.

The training of occupational therapists is being aligned to the needs of the community.

Occupational Therapy, with the strong backing of WFOT, is very much part of the total rehabilitation of the disabled in Africa.

 

Membership Application Form

You can download this form by clicking here.

Once you have filled it in, please fax or e-mail your application form and proof of payment to
Pat de Witt (OTARG Secretary)
Fax number :    +27 (0)11 717 3709
E-mail: Patricia.DeWitt@wits.ac.za

 

 

Election of Office Bearers

At the Biennial General Meeting held in August 2013 in Harare, Zimbabwe, the following office bearers were appointed.
The term of office is four years with the option of standing a further two years.

The new committee was congratulated on their appointment.

Chairperson

Sarah Matovu, Uganda

saranatty@yahoo.com

Vice chairperson

Justice Mackenzie Nthitu, Botswana.,

 

Secretary

Pat de Witt, South Africa

Patricia.DeWitt@wits.ac.za

Member at large

Albert Pascal, Tanzania

 

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Tatenda Maphosa, Zimbabwe

johnmaphosa@rocketmail.com

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Vivyan Alers, South Africa

vivyan.alers@gmail.com

Student member

Avril Mazorodze, Zimbabwe

 

 

This page was updated on 16 January, 2014

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