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Statement from the WCO President – World Optometry Day & Week

Please see the President Statement below from WCO President, Mr. Paul Folkesson, regarding World Optometry Day & Week. Additionally, for World Optometry Week, IAPB has published blog posts written by WCO volunteers including Dr. Sandra Block, Prof. Kovin Naidoo, Dr. Priya Morjaria, and Dr. Steven Reed! All the blog posts can be found here.

Happy World Optometry Day & Week!


2021 WOD President Statment - FINAL


To download the President Statement, click here.

To read the statement in Spanish, click here. Translation is provided by ALDOO.

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