30 November 2012
Eighteen of our board members representing 13 countries from six world regions met in Bangkok, Thailand, in November for our latest Governing Board meeting.
30 November 2012
World Sight Day was celebrated in October in a bid to focus global attention on blindness, vision impairment and rehabilitation of visually impaired people. Here is a round-up of how YOU celebrated!
23 November 2012
Educators in Thailand were given expert advice and guidance on the most effective ways to teach students of optometry at a two-day workshop organised by the World Council of Optometry (WCO) and delivered by the Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI).
16 November 2012
In October, the World Council of Optometry published a position paper on stand alone refraction.
11 October 2012
The World Council of Optometry (WCO) is set to hand out US$20,000 to optometrists around the world as part of the organisations Fellowship programme.
2 October 2012
The African Council of Optometry has welcomed Dr Cecil Nwafor, from Nigeria, as their new president.
28 September 2012
Optometry was officially recognised by the Argentinean government in September.
25 September 2012
Abstracts that focus on accreditation, development of the profession and increasing capacity to deliver eye care are being invited for the European Academy of Optometry and Optics' next annual conference.
18 September 2012
On 3 September 2012, ICEE (International Centre for Eyecare Education) became known as the Public Health Division of the Brien Holden Vision Institute to signify its long-standing partnership with the organisation.
30 August 2012
WCO Board Member Dr Gerald Lowther has received the Alumni Medalist Award from Ohio State University, USA.