The Philippine Occupational Therapy Law of 2018 governs the registration, licensure, and practice of the profession in the country. A copy of the law can also be accessed in the Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines
Documents pertinent to the education of occupational therapists in the country and WFOT accreditation of educational programs, including memoranda from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
OTAPAHINA is the official newsletter of the Philippine Academy of Occupational Therapists. We retained the old name of the publication as a reminder that the Academy started as the Occupational Therapy Association of the Philippines (OTAP). The first issue was published in 2011.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local practitioners and educators to take an unprecedented shift to telehealth and distance education, respectively. We created resources to help our professionals in their practice.