Overseas Placements and Work

The Uganda Association of Occupational Therapists has made updates to the guidelines for overseas trained Occupational therapists and students wishing to come to Uganda.

Occupational therapists wishing to come and practice in Uganda have to not only use these guidelines but also register with the allied health professionals council.

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 UAOT is the only legally recognised body that regulates, overseas and supervises occupational therapy activities in Uganda. 

UAOT works alongside the Allied Health Professionals council of the Ministry of Health to ensure quality practice within occupational therapy in Uganda.

UAOT is mandated to ensure quality occupational therapy standards through: 

Registering all qualified Occupational therapists in Uganda 

Carrying out support supervision for all its members

Organising and providing continued professional development courses for its members

Supervising occupational therapy training programs in Uganda

Building international linkages.