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  1. Call for abstracts for Chicago 2012

    9 December 2011

    Advancing Optometry Worldwide, the World Council of Optometry’s next international conference, will be held in Chicago, USA, from Sunday 24 June to Tuesday 26 June 2012.

  2. Access to drugs improved in Australia

    24 November 2011

    Australia’s optometry patients will have better and cheaper access to eye-drops and ointment for a variety of ocular conditions after six more ophthalmic drugs were listed for prescription by optometrists through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

  3. Yigal leaves Governing Board

    3 November 2011

    Yigal Gutman has stepped down from the WCO’s Governing Board after 15 years of service to the organisation.

  4. Spotlight on sports vision

    31 October 2011

    The spotlight was on vision in sport at a one-day conference at the Bharati Vidyapeeth University’s School of Optometry in Pune, India, in October 2011.

  5. VOSH awards members' humanitarian efforts

    31 October 2011

    VOSH/International handed out awards to two of its members at its annual meeting in October to recognise their outstanding contribution to eye care in underserved populations.

  6. World Sight Day puts vision in the spotlight

    25 October 2011

    World Sight Day was celebrated in October in a bid to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of visually impaired people.

  7. US$4billion reasons to get excited this World Sight Day

    11 October 2011

    Australian Professor, Brien Holden, and South African Professor, Kovin Naidoo, are recognised as global four-star generals in the war on avoidable blindness and vision impairment in developing communities.

  8. ICEE Spanish Refraction Manual launch

    27 September 2011

    It?s an exciting time to be involved in the world of primary eye care in Latin America this week. The International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE) launches the Spanish Refraction Manual.

  9. WCO announces new conference for CHICAGO 2012

    19 September 2011

    The World Council of Optometry has today announced its next world conference - Advancing Optometry Worldwide - set to take place in Chicago (USA) from 24 - 26 June 2012.

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