The International Association for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), World Council of Optometry(WCO) and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) issued a statement this week to help strengthen health systems to manage diabetic eye disease and to provide integrated care for diabetes and eye health. READ MORE: DR_Statement_2.0_Online
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The World Council of Optometry (WCO) announces international optometry award winners to be presented at the 2nd World Congress of Optometry
August 14, 2017, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. – The World Council of Optometry (WCO) has announced the winners of two prestigious international awards recognising outstanding contributions to optometry. The awards will be presented immediately preceding the 2nd World Congress of Optometry at the WCO Governing Board VIP Dinner which will be held on Sunday, September
WCO E-Newsletter – Summer 2017
2017 Marks World Council of Optometry 90 Year Anniversary The World Council of Optometry (WCO) was originally founded in Cologne, Germany in 1927 as the International Optical League—Ligue Internationale d’optique. In 1970 the name was changed to the International Optometric and Optical League (IOOL) and was based in the United Kingdom. In 1996, the IOOL
The World Council of Optometry (WCO) is pleased to announce the selection of Susan J. Chiles M.A. as Managing Director. ‘We are very pleased to announce this appointment’, reports President Uduak Udom. “Susan will bring leadership and creativity to WCO along with a deep sense of commitment to our profession.” WCO is a non-profit membership
Call for Abstracts: The World Council of Optometry, Asia Pacific Council of Optometry and India Vision Institute present the 2nd World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad, Indai from 11-13 September 2017. The theme of the meeting, “Accessible, Quality Vision and Eye Health” was chosen to complement the WHO Global Action Plan – Universal Eye Health.