World Federation of Chiropractic


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World Federation of Chiropractic,

n.pr an international society formed in 1988 that represents the interests of chiropractors and chiropractic as-sociations located all over the world. The organization promotes uniformity in standards related to chiropractic research, education, and practice. It provides information related to chiropractic and world health and works to develop an informed public opinion regarding the chiropractic field. It also advocates implementing appropriate legislation for the chiropractic field. Besides its affiliations with several international and national programs, the society is aligned with the World Health Organization (WHO) and is a member of the Council of International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS). Also called
WFC.
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The World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) defines chiropractors as "spinal health care experts in the health care system" (17) suggesting that the WFC sees the chiropractor as the PSCP.
Paul Carey, founding President of the Canadian Chiropractic Protective Association (CCPA) and a Council Member of the World Federation of Chiropractic.
This paper "The Association Between Low Back Pain and Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee: A Population-Based Cohort Study" was awarded the 2nd place World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) research prize.
In: Proceedings of the World Federation of Chiropractic Congress, Montreal, 2009.
In: World Federation of Chiropractic 5th Biennial Congress Symposium Proceedings; 1999: Auckland, New Zealand: World Federation of Chiropractic; 1999.
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