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July 2020
  1. Newsletter June 2020 is out now

    What you can read in this edition A message from the FIP-IFP president All on the successful AGM The statement on CPD And a lot of European news You can read it here.  

  2. Message from the FIP-IFP President My sincere thanks to all Delegates for participating in our first ever 'virtual' FIP-IFP AGM which was completed very successfully on 14th June 2020.  Special thanks to Caroline Teugels, our Executive Director, for her hard work and the outgoing board led...

June 2020
  1. Welcome to the 2020 FIP-IFP Board

        Farewell to the 2019-2020 FIP-IFP Board, you will be missed!

April 2020
  1. The FIP-IFP supports podiatrists globally. We will resist – together.

    If there is one thing that is clear today, it is that the coronavirus epidemic affects us all, and is now the greatest challenge most of us face in our lives, and in our professional careers. As a truly global...

  2. New COVID-19 Foot Registry Seeks to Understand Impact on Feet

    April 21, 2020 Crown Point, IN  -- Podiatric physician and forensic podiatrist Dr. Michael Nirenberg launches COVID-19 Foot Registry ( to help understand the effects of the virus on the feet, and assist in developing new treatments to fight the...

March 2020
  1. Newsletter March 2020

    What you can read in this newsletter: – Press Release and Guidelines from the FIP-IFP regarding COVID-19 – The Role of Podiatry during the COVID-19 Pandemic – Survey regarding Wound Care – What is COVID-19? – Save the date for...

  2. Latest news on COVID-19

    The International Federation of Podiatrists has published a page on the latest news regarding the role of the podiatrist in this unprecedented crisis.  Read more 

  3. Read the press release regarding COVID-19 / Lisez le communiqué de presse concernant COVID-19

    CLICK HERE to read the English (1st page) and French (2nd page) press release.

February 2020
  1. Newsletter February 2020

    What you can read in this newsletter: - AGM of the Association of Podiatrists of Malta - Podiatry track at the WUWHS 2020 Congress in Abu Dhabi - EWMA 2020 in London, UK - Podiatry Track - Health Europe News...

January 2020
  1. Newsletter January 2020

    This newletter’s highlights are: 6th Train-the-Foot-Trainer Course - What a success! EWMA 2020 in London, UK - Register now! Podiatry in the Middle-East, working towards a recognised Middle-East Podiatry Profession German Congress of Podiatry VDP - Qualitätskonferenz News from Europe...

  2. Meet the Board Of the International Federation of Podiatrists

    At the 2019 Annual General Meeting new members have joined the active board of the FIP-IFP. Mr Christian JEROME, president of the Federation since May 2018 looks forward to work with the new team to further strengthen the Federation and...

  3. WUWHS 2020 Congress

    From March 8 to 12 the WUWHS 2020 congress will take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE. WUWHS 2020 will offer an extensive scientific program including numerous symposia, training sessions, workshops and focus sessions with leading international experts in the field...

  4. Newsletter December 2019

    This newletter’s highlights are: Are you ready for 2020? Thank you for making the 2019 FIP World Congress of Podiatry a succesful event Meet the board of the International Federation of Podiatrists State of Health in the EU - 2019...

November 2019
  1. PRESS RELEASE: Launch of the World Congress of Podiatry on 14 November coincides with World Diabetes Day

      Read the Press Release here Miami, 14 November 2019 – The World Congress of Podiatry is the premier foot and ankle conference of the International Federation of Podiatrists – Fédération Internationale des Podologues (FIP-IFP). Since the inception of the...

  2. Footsteps’ autumn edition, 2019 is out!

    A new Footsteps Magazine is now available. Be the first to read it! The highlights: Message from the President International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot European Wound Management Association The 3th National Congress of Podiatry in Romania Nordic Countries Meeting...

October 2019
  1. Health exposed podcast – The Amputation Crisis – Professor Cynthia Formosa and Dr. Alfred Gatt

    “Save a limb, save a life” Thousands of people with diabetes are having limbs amputated in surgeries that could have been prevented. Life expectancy plummets following these surgeries – so why aren’t we working harder to stop them from being...

  2. WORLD CONGRESS OF PODIATRY – Enjoy the Standard Registration until Octobre 21st

    The World Congress of Podiatry which will take place in Miami from 14 to 16th of November is in less than 30 days! We are very excited to welcome you during the World Congress in November! Don't forget to register...

  3. IWGDF Guidelines on the prevention and management of diabetic foot disease

    The IWGDF Guidelines on the prevention and management of diabetic foot disease consists of Guidelines documents concerning: Practical, Prevention, Offloading, Peripheral Artery Disease, Infection, Wound Healing Interventions, Classification Guidelines. Next to the Guidelines documents, a Development and Methodology and Definitions &...

  4. Get involved on International Podiatry Day

    International Podiatry Day (IPD) is the global awareness Campaign which aims to spread the word about the importance of foot health. Celebrated every year on the 8th of October, International Podiatry Day wants to become the biggest event focused on foot health around the world and...

September 2019
  1. Newsletter October 2019

    Are you ready for International Podiatry Day - 8 October 2019 FIP-IFP World Congress of Podiatry - Social events 2019 Annual General Meeting - Open board positions  World Arthritis Day - 12 October 2019 15 May is World Diabetic Foot...

July 2019
  1. Newsletter July 2019

    This newletter’s highlights are: FIP-IFP Annual General Meeting - Save the Dates Be involved like 10.000 others for International Podiatry Day Meet Lucile Bertaux, FIP-IFP's new intern! Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030 Not Registered yet for the World Congress in...

June 2019
  1. Newsletter June 2019

    FIP-IPF Board Meeting 26-27 May 2019 International Podiatry Day: Launch of the second edition ECP Board Meeting in Göteborg EWMA 2019! Podiatrists lecture at the biggest Wound Care Conference in Europe 3rd Congress of Podiatry in Romania 2019 World Congress...

May 2019
  1. Footsteps’ spring edition, 2019 is out!

    A new Footsteps Magazine is now available. Be the first to read it! The highlights: Message from the President 2019 FIP World Congress of Podiatry World Congress agenda for FIP-IFP Delegates EWMA Conference in Gothenburg European Association Award: Bronze award...

  2. Newsletter May 2019

    This newletter’s highlights are: 2019 World Congress of Podiatry early bird June 3Spring Board Meeting in AmsterdamThe FIP-IFP at the International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot in The HagueD-Foot International elects a new boardFootsteps’ spring editionFootsteps Q3, 2019 – some...

  3. IPAHK delegate Heidi Corcoran vice president D-Foot International

    The FIP-IFP is very proud that Heidi Corcoran has been elected as vice-President of D-Foot International. The organisation promotes the global profile of diabetic foot prevention and care through awareness, guidance, education, research and professional development. Having mrs Corcoran on the...

April 2019
  1. Newsletter April 2019

    This newletter’s highlights are: 2019 World Congress of Podiatry Scientific AwardFIP-IFP won the bronze award thanks to your support!ENPODHE scientific Congress Meet Momina, intern at the European Council of Podiatrists Click here to read the newsletter

  2. IPD received the Bronze award!

    IPD was elected at the the European Association Awards which recognises excellence and exceptional quality delivered by associations across Europe. Our very own International Podiatry Day Campaign was a finalist in the category Best Communications Campaign. Thanks to everyone that...

March 2019
  1. Newsletter March 2019

    This newletter’s highlights are: VIP Package World Congress2019 World Congress of PodiatryWorld Congress Scientific Award EWMA-conference – a reduced fee for FIP-IFP members Special Olympics World GamesInternational Symposium on the Diabetic FootThe European Association Award 2019 Click here to read...

  2. Newsletter March – EWMA 2019

    Everything you need to know about the EWMA 2019 Conference: Theme of the EWMA 2019 ConferenceReduced rate for FIP-IFP membersFollow the FIP-IFP podiatry trackSome pictures of the SAM in OrlandoEuropean Council of Podiatrists – Podiatry is moving in EuropeSharing of...

  3. David G. Edwards, DPM, was installed as APMA president

    On Sunday, March 17, David G. Edwards, DPM, was installed as APMA president by Mark F. Rogers, DPM. Dr. Edwards stated that his vision for the coming year is tied to the pioneering spirit of our country that is embodied...

  4. Podiatrists in action on Special Olympics World Games

    The Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Program is designed to improve each athlete’s ability to train and compete in Special Olympics, as well as in life, by providing free health screenings, services, and education in conjunction with competition events. Carine Haemels,...

February 2019
  1. Newsletter February 2019

    Discover the latest news from the Federation in the February 2019 Newsletter! This newletter's highlights are: The European Association Awards - FinalistVIP Package World CongressThe Verband Deutscher Podologen at the TheraproSome pictures of the SAM in OrlandoEuropean Council of Podiatrists -...

January 2019
  1. The Footsteps Magazine Q4 is online!

    A new Footsteps Magazine is now available. The highlights: International Podiatry Day 2018 - A big succes How to engage the International Community in your Congress. The Spanish example Point Project - Podiatric Skills for International Diabetic Foot teams World...

  2. EWMA Conference 5-7 June : podiatry track & reduced rates

    It is a great pleasure to announce the 29th Conference of the European Wound Management Association, EWMA 2019. Theme of the EWMA 2019 conference: Person-centred Wound Care. Who is in Charge of the Wound? A wound is always part of someone's...

December 2018
  1. Welcome to the new Board of The Icelandic Podiatry Association

    The new Board of The Icelandic Podiatry Association: From left Erla Olgeirsdottir president, Sandra Hafthorsdottir general secretary, Hildur Palsdottir tresurer, Anna Gunnarsdottir election supervisor and Silja Arnarsdottir, vice president.

November 2018
  1. FIP-IFP took part in D-Foot International Summit

    From 16-18 November 2018 D-Foot International held its bi-annual Summit. The day before a POINT Implementation meeting was organised to develop a collaborative strategy on the implementation of POINT. The objective of the meeting was to bring together various diabetic foot...

  2. Newsletter October2018 is out

    Discover the latest news from the Federation in the October 2018 Newsletter! This month’s highlights are: Presidential Message The Santiago Declaration for International Podiatry Day First full board meeting in Santiago de Compostela Click here to read the newsletter.  

October 2018
  1. Press Release_International Podiatry Day

    International Podiatry Day to be held on 8 October 2018 Raising the awareness for Podiatry Paris, 2 October 2018 – International Podiatry Day (IPD) held each year to draw attention to foot health and podiatry with the general public, other...

September 2018
August 2018
  1. Newsletter August 2018 is out

    Discover the latest news from the Federation in the August 2018 Newsletter! Read more *Article posted on 2 August 2018

July 2018
  1. The Footsteps Magazine Q3 is online!

    A new Footsteps Magazine is available. The highlights: 2019 FIP World Congress in Miami Successful Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong Solid ground for the new future of the Federation A whole Podiatry Track @ EWMA Point Project - Podiatric...

  2. 3D Printing Changes our Health

    3D printing is becoming increasingly implemented in medical professions, from surgeons to pharmacists and from dentists to Biomedical engineers. Several uses of the technology are already generating revenue as viable medical businesses, like dental applications, prosthetics and hearing devices. However,...

June 2018
  1. A Message Video of the President

    On Saturday, May 19, Christian Jérôme, FNP, was installed as president of the FIP-IFP. He addressed the AGM, outlining FIP-IFP’s accomplishments and his goals for the coming years. He promised to devote his energy toward moving forward together as well...

  2. GDPR webinar exclusively for the FIP-IFP associations representatives : 29 June 3pm (GMT+2)

    Is your sector organization GDPR proof? A large part of the FIP-IFP member organizations have prepared information for their members to be GDPR proof. But what about your organization itself? Which steps should you go through as an association manager?...

  3. Point Project of the FIP-IFP and D-Foot International on the front cover of The Diabetic Foot Journal.

    The POINT project is a collaboration between D-Foot international and the International Federation of Podiatrists. The point document creates a standardised staged competency framework for the inclusion of podiatric skills worldwide in the management of diabetic foot disease. The presence...

  4. June Newsletter is online!

    This month's highlights are:   -The FIP World Congress of Podiatry -FIP-IFP President first French Podiatrist member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow -POINT project from FIP-IFP & D-Foot International published -Webinar about the so called...

  5. 2019 FIP World Congress of Podiatry sets new location and date

    We are happy to announce that the 2019 FIP World Congress of Podiatry will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Miami Florida, USA from 14 to 16 November 2019.     The FIP World Congress organizing committee wants to...

  6. FIP-IFP President, first French Podiatrist to be admitted as member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

    The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has admitted as a member Mr. Christian JEROME the newly elected President of the International Federation of Podiatrists. Dean of the College of Podiatric Medecine Prof Robert Ashford (on the right...

May 2018
  1. May Newsletter is online!

    This year the FIP-IFP will focus on the communication with its members and the podiatrists worldwide. The FIP-IFP newsletter will be published monthly with interesting news from the Federation and its members. This newsletter is freely accessible and relevant to...

  2. The 2018 AGM pictures are online

    If you want to (re)discover the fantastic 2018 Annual General Meeting and share this great moment for the Federation and podiatry worldwide, you can download the pictures here. [metaslider id=2196] Copyright: FIP-IFP Patrick De Boeck

  3. General Meeting 2018 adopts a global Podiatry Definition

    The members of the International Federation of Podiatrists have adopted a Global definition of Podiatry at the 2018 Annual General Meeting. The definition will be used throughout the member countries and other organisations to define the podiatry profession. It is...

  4. Check out the newest Footsteps Magazine

    The Footsteps Magazine is available! Go check it out!

April 2018
  1. The latest newsletter is available

    Click here to read the newsletter of April 2018.

October 2017
  1. Latest Footsteps magazine available

    Rediscover the 2017 AGM and the latest news of the FIP-IFP. Go to Footsteps magazine  

September 2017
  1. ECP Newsletter

    Stay tuned with the European Council of Podiatrists, and discover the important news of the committee in the newsletter. The newsletters are only published if important news needs to be covered. Newsletter #1 August 2017 Newsletter #2 September 2017  

June 2017
  1. Your opinion counts on International Podiatry Day

    May is traditionally World Foot Health Awareness month. We would like your opinion on how the next International Podiatry Day should look like. International Podiatry Day will create a big buzz to make our beautiful and necessary profession more visible towards...

  2. Press release: ECP questions Commission directive on the Proportionality test

    The EU Commission issued a proposal for a Directive (10 January 2017) seeking to add a ‘proportionality test’ to new professional regulation. Draft European directive on the test of proportionality: the European Council of Podiatrists opposes this directive in the...

March 2017
  1. FIP-IFP President promotes FIP-IFP at APMA

    [caption id="attachment_1330" align="alignleft" width="150"] APMA HOD and Legislative Conference 2017[/caption] Dr. Matt Garoufalis,  FIP-IFP president was invited at the House of Delegates of the American Podiatric Medical Association,  a quite familiar spot for him as former president of the Association. His...

  2. 2017 AGM : information website

    The FIP-IFP will celebrate its 70th anniversary during the 2017 AGM in Tübingen. Read more on the agenda, the accomodation and information on the galadinner :

February 2017
  1. FIP-IFP Early Bird special EWMA registration

    Register now and save €80-140  Early registration deadline 28th February 23.59 (CET) If you have not already registered for EWMA 2017 remember to register before 28th February 23.59 (CET) Register for EWMA 2017 here Registration fees: Days Description Before 1...

December 2016
  1. Best wishes!

    2016 has been an amazing year for Podiatry worldwide with the successful 2016 World Congress of Podiatry as its highlight. We have seen positive changes and advances in the field of podiatry this last year. We are filled with great optimism...

November 2016
  1. FIP-IFP podiatrists join EWMA 2017

    The FIP-IFP is proud to announce its special relationship with the European Wound Management Association. Based on its strategic plan, the FIP-IFP builds strong partnerships with reliable organisations in order to offer its members added value. The European Wound Management Association...

October 2016
  1. The new website is online

    The International Federation of Podiatrists-Fédération International des Podologues is very pleased to announce the launch of the new website. As a dynamic international association, keeping up with the new tendencies on the world wide web is a must. This new...

June 2016
  1. The FIP-IFP regrets Madame Jennifer Wanner-Marè

    Sad news brought by the Swiss Society for Podiatrists (Société Suisse des Podologues) concerning Madame Jennifer Wanner-Marè. Julio Jones Alabama Football Jerseys She has been very active in the Suisse Society and in the FIP-IFP as the International representative during...

  2. Virtual exhibit hall

    The exhibit hall of the 2016 World Congress of Podiatry had participating companies coming from all over the world. You can virtually visit or rediscover them here. Scroll down to access the 2016 World Congress lectures.

May 2016
  1. Matt Garoufalis FIP-IFP President 2016-2018

    At its Annual General Meeting on 25 May 2016 the FIP-IFP members elected the new President . Former FIP-IFP Vice-President Matthew Garoufalis has been chosen by his peers to lead and represent the International Federation for the upcoming 2 years. Together...