The IAPB Vision Atlas brings together the latest data and evidence related to avoidable blindness and sight loss; tells the story behind the numbers; presents solutions, and good practice and highlights the opportunities to eliminate some blinding conditions. Check it out today!
WCO Members: Thank you for your continued membership and support of the World Council of Optometry. The WCO is currently calling for nominations for the following awards: Distinguished Service Award, International Optometrist Award and The Paul Berman Young Leader Award. Nominations are due by June 30. To learn more and nominate someone for these awards, please
25 May 2017 is Africa Day – as Helen White notes in one of our blog posts below, this day “marks the celebration of a unified and liberated continent”. Africa today offers much to celebrate. IAPB members are deeply involved in in bringing eye care interventions to Africa through training, capacity-building, surgical interventions, drug administration, advocacy and
Optometry Giving Sight’s Dr. Victor J. Connors Memorial Scholarship
Read how the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is working to eliminate avoidable blindness in its “VISION 2020” Newsletter for April 2017.
(Denver CO: April 11th, 2017). Essilor of America and Optometry Giving Sight have announced the recipients of study loans for students of Optometry at Mzuzu University in Malawi, Africa. The loans will cover full tuition and living costs for the 5 years of the Bachelor of Vision Science, commencing in this Academic Year.
Today the WCO emailed a Request for Proposal (RFP) to its members for co-hosting the 3rd World Congress of Optometry in 2019. The RFP can also be accessed here.
Greetings World Council of Optometry Member! Are you planning to attend the 2nd World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad, India 11-13 September 2017? Do you know someone who might be interested in attending? Great news! The early bird registration has just been extended until 14 April 2017. Why you should attend: Scientific track – Cutting
The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) is pleased to announce that Volume 42, Number 2 (Spring 2017) of the Journal, Optometric Education, is now available at journal.opted.org.
Denver, CO (March 7, 2017) – Students from thirty Schools of Optometry and pre-Optometry clubs across North America have raised more than $40,000 as part of the 2016 World Sight Day Student Challenge, to help fund the development of Optometry in underserved communities throughout the world. “Our sincere thanks to the student leaders from the