International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)

Concilium Ophthalmologicum Universale

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URL: http://www.icoph.org/

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Founded

1927-07-14 Scheveningen Netherlands

History

14 Jul 1927, Scheveningen (Netherlands). Until 27 Jun 2008, functioned as executive body of H-XB1967 - International Federation of Ophthalmological Societies (IFOS), when IFOS was integrated into ICO. Statutes adopted 3 Dec 1962, Delhi (India); modified: 18 May 1974, Paris (France); 4 Nov 1982, San Francisco CA (USA); May 1987, Barcelona (Spain); Sep 1989, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); 23 Jun 1998, Amsterdam (Netherlands); 22 Apr 2002, Sydney (Australia); 23 Oct 2004, New Orleans LA (USA); 21 Feb 2006, Sao Paulo (Brazil); 5 Jun 2010, Berlin (Germany); 16 Feb 2012, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates); 2 April 2014, Tokyo (Japan); 15 Jun 2018, Barcelona (Spain). Registered in accordance with the Swiss Civil Code.

Aims

Enhance ophthalmic education and improve access to the highest quality of eye care so as to preserve and restore vision; build a 'World Alliance for Sight' by stimulating and supporting efforts of ophthalmological societies, eye departments and related organizations worldwide.

Events

2022-02-25 | Melbourne, VIC Australia – WOC : World Ophthalmology Congress

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UIA Org ID

XD7365

Last News

2017

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