International Opticians Association (IOA)
Association internationale des opticiens
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1951 Cincinnati OH USA
1951, Cincinnati OH (USA), as International Guild of Dispensing Opticians (IGDO) -- Guilde internationale de maîtres-opticiens. Subsequently became International Guild of Opticians (IGO) -- Guilde internationale des opticiens. Listed name adopted 1994, Christchurch (New zealand).
Encourage, promote and extend the science of ophthalmic dispensing through an intercontinental relationship; maintain, disseminate and advance ethical concepts and standards of knowledge and training; promote cooperation between representative groups.
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Council, composed of 4 members, appointed by each national organization; Central Secretariat.
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