International Blue Cross (IBC)
Founded 1886, on expansion of the scope of a Swiss national temperance society set up 1877, Geneva (Switzerland). Constitution adopted 4 Jun 1909, Hamburg (Germany); modified: 14 Aug 1955, Copenhagen (Denmark); 21 Sep 1971, Holzhausen (Germany FR); 9 Jul 1981, Seeboden (Austria); 26 Jul 1987, Haslev (Denmark); 24 Jul 1989, Holstein (Switzerland). First official seat of General Secretariat 1980, Geneva (Switzerland); subsequently relocated to Bern (Switzerland). Restructured 2008 and 2016. Known at different times as International Federation of the Temperance Blue Cross Societies – Fédération internationale des sociétés de tempérance de la Croix-Bleue and as International Federation of the Blue Cross Societies – Fédération internationale des sociétés de la Croix-Bleue. Also referred to in English as International Blue Cross Union and International Federation of Blue Cross Organizations. Until 2016, known as International Federation of the Blue Cross (IFBC) – Fédération internationale de la Croix-Bleue – Internationaler Bund des Blauen Kreuzes – Federação Internacional da Cruz Azul, when current title was adopted.
As a health development organization of professionals, care for people harmed by alcohol and/or drug dependence.
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