Author Archives: Alyssa Callaghan

Healthcare Hero – July Feature

Healthcare workers worldwide are currently sacrificing their time, energy, personal health, and safety to protect our communities and we honor and thank them for their work. The World Council of Optometry (WCO) hopes to spread positivity during these challenging times by sharing the stories of healthcare heroes. We define a healthcare hero as a doctor,

German Optometrists May Apply for RAL Quality Mark

On 6th of May 2020 the RAL Deutsches Institut für Gütesicherung und Kennzeichnung e.V. (German Institute for Quality Assurance and Quality Marks) officially granted the Gütegemeinschaft Optometrische Leistungen, GGOL (Quality Association for Optometric Services) the right to award the RAL Quality Mark for Optometric Services. The RAL Quality Mark has been a well-known trademark for

NEWS RELEASE: Professor Mark Rosenfield is appointed new Editor-in-Chief of the College’s research journal, Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics

The College of Optometrists has appointed Professor Mark Rosenfield MCOptom, PhD, FAAO as the new Editor-in-Chief of its leading international vision science and optometry journal, Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics (OPO), as Professor David Elliott FCOptom, PhD, FAAO steps down from the role after 11 years. Professor Rosenfield is a Professor at the State University of

WHO Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology Team (GATE) Recruiting Assistive Technology Experts

Dear friends and colleagues, The World Health Organization’s Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology Team (GATE) is looking to recruit 5-6 assistive technology experts to support us with an exciting new digital project – to develop a machine reasoning system to support with the identification and selection of assistive products. This will include a range of