International Clubfoot Symposium: June 1-4, 2014 Barcelona, Spain

Celebrate the Past, Create a Pathway for the Future

June 1-4, 2014 more than 250 Ponseti Doctors from around the globe celebrated Dr. Ignacio Ponseti's 100th Birthday during the 3rd International Clubfoot Symposium in Barcelona, Spain. In 2012 we celebrated the incredible strides made worldwide in clubfoot treatment and renewed the Promise Made that together we can and we will eradicate untreated clubfoot. Our Mission continued in 2014 during the Symposium in the birth country of Dr. Ponseti and will continue for decades to come!  Please click on the links below to see more of the celebration of Dr. Ponseti's life and works.

Click HERE to view a small gallery from some of the events that took place during the Symposium.

The following transcript is a speech given by Dr. William Whitmore on June 3, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain in celebration of the 100th Birthday of Dr. Ignacio Ponseti.  More than 250 physicians from around the world attended the 3rd International Clubfoot Symposium to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Ponseti and the incredible strides made worldwide in clubfoot treatment.

Proclamation declaring June 3 as World Clubfoot Day.  This proclamation was read at the Ponseti International Clubfoot Symposium in Barcelona, Spain on June 3, 2014 in celebration of Dr. Ignacio Ponseti’s 100th Birthday

 

 

 2014 International Clubfoot Symposium Program (click to download abstracts)

I. Clubfoot Treatment Pathway and Outcomes
II. Monitoring and Evaluation
III. Training and Quality Assurance 
IV. Poster Session
V. Programmatic Approaches to Clubfoot Services
VI. Health Care Systems: Overcoming Barriers and Constraints
VII. Guidelines and Best Practices
VIII. Awareness and Advocacy
IX. Changing Practices and Policy
X. Next Steps - Moving Forward

 

 

SUCCESS STORIES around the world

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