We are a UK-based network that welcomes international members, building partnerships and promoting occupational therapy in low and middle income countries. We aim to develop an understanding of how occupational therapists can collaborate internationally, learn from, and support each other, and best apply occupational therapy practice in unique contexts.
OT Frontiers Meeting: Saturday 20th Jan 2024
We enjoyed another inspiring online gathering, networking and sharing knowledge. Presentations included:
E-mentorship in the Development of Occupational Therapy in Rwanda
Disability and Humanitarian Settings
Dr. Israel Balogun
Our Working Groups are Recruiting!
Contact email@example.com to find out more about getting involved with the work of OT Frontiers through joining one of our rewarding Working Groups. Please note: due to our widespread membership, the Working Groups are carried out online.
Resources Working Group
This new group is aims to develop and streamline the resources on the OT Frontiers website so OTs working in low and middle income settings can access the most useful, up-to-date resources as easily as possible.
Research Working Group
Help find relevant research and evidence related to OT practice in low and middle income countries.
Impact Working Group
Help dig into the impact OT Frontiers has had and is having, to help us channel our efforts and resources most effectively, notice areas that need development, and celebrate our triumphs!
Media Working Group
Help us promote the work of OT Frontiers! If you're familiar with navigating social media outlets, we'd love to hear from you.
Education Working Group
If you have experience training or lecturing in Occupational Therapy, we'd love to hear from you. This group aims to support emerging courses in Occupational Therapy in low resource settings.
Disabled Village Children (2022 Edition)
We are delighted to share news of the third edition of this seminal manual on community-based rehabilitation suitable for professionals and community workers. Find this outstanding resource here.
20 April 2024
20 July 2024
19 October 2024
OTs, students, and others interested in occupational therapy in low and middle income countries are very welcome to participate in these rich, varied and thought-provoking conferences that provide exciting opportunities for networking, meaningful discussion and certified CPD activity. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register.