If you are attending the Council of Members meetings in Kathmandu, it’s time to start thinking about your travel arrangements.
We invite you to complete the Report on Vision Survey from the World Health Organization (WHO). Deadline: July 21, 2017 For more information, click here.
IAPB’s Council of Members meetings (15-18 Sep 2017) present many unique sponsorship opportunities for interested organisations. This includes space to present and showcase work to over 250 delegates from the eye health sector. In particular, if your organisation works within the South East Asia region, this will be a fantastic chance to connect with others who
Did you know?… 2010 – The U.S. passes national health care legislation designating children’s vision as an essential benefit. 2010 – All Japan Optometric and Optical Association developed certification program. No practitioners in Japan will be able to register without possessing the educational background stipulated by the association. 2010 – The Middle Eastern Council of
Did you know?… 2003 – Community I-Care programs begin in Asia Pacific including its partnership with Croc Festival to provide free vision care & eyewear to children in remote parts of Australia. 2005 – The World Council of Optometry adopted the Global Competency-Based Model of Scope of Practice in Optometry, which provides a rational framework
Did you know?… 1998 – African Council of Optometry (AFCO) is launched. 1999 – World Health Organization (WHO) launched global vision initiative, Vision 2020: The Right to Sight to combat avoidable blindness. 2000 – New Zealand and Australia have a mutual recognition agreement in which optometrists that are registered in one country may practice in