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8 October 2020 – International Podiatry Day

International Podiatry Day



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European Council of Podiatrists

The European Council of Podiatrists (ECP) is a committee of the FIP-IFP and responsible for promoting the interests and general awareness of the podiatry profession to the European Commission, Parliament, and Council.

It provides a forum for podiatry organizations to discuss issues and establish policies relating to proposals and EU Directives that may affect the education and practice of the European podiatrist. Since 2015, the ECP is working on establishing the grounds to work on a common training framework in podiatry. Read more

At the 2017 FIP-IFP Annual Meeting of the ECP, Dr. Carles Salas Verges from Spain received the trust from his peers to chair the ECP committee. Dr. Verges joint the ECP committee in 2016 and has made already a big move forward in the development of an active committee. The development of a Common Training Framework in Podiatry stays at top of the agenda for the ECP Board.

Current members

ChairDr. Carles Vergés SalasCGCOP2020-2022
MemberMieke FransenBVP-ABP2020-2022
MemberDonja LansinkNvVP2020-2022
MemberNorina GavanAPR2020-2022
MemberIan VassalloAPM2020-2022
MemberCynthia FormosaAPM2020-2022

Former chairpersons:

2017-2018 ECP Board

FLTR: Mieke Fransen, Carles Verges, Peter Boelens, Christain Jérôme, Matt Garoufalis and Serge Coimbra.