International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC)

Fédération Internationale de Chimie Clinique (FICC)
Federación Internacional de Quimica Clinica
Internationaler Verband für Klinische Chemie

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History

24 July 1952, Paris (France), at 2nd International Congress of Biochemistry, as International Association of Clinical Biochemists, under the auspices of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). Subsequently changed name to International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC) -- Fédération internationale de chimie clinique (FICC) -- Federación Internacional de Quimica Clinica -- Internationaler Verband für Klinische Chemie, 1955, Brussels (Belgium), when statutes were modified; next modification: 1963, Detroit MI (USA). Initially closely connected with IUPAC through its Commission (later Section and now Division) of Clinical Chemistry, but became independent in 1967 although still an Associate Member. Present statutes adopted 18 June 1972, Copenhagen (Denmark); most recently amended 1996, London (UK). Articles approved 18 June 1972 and amended 13 July 1975, 29 Apr 1984, 14 Nov 1993, 20 Oct 2002, 24 July 2005, 15 May 2011, 30 June 2013, 1 Apr 2016.

Aims

Serve the public interest in healthcare by advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide; provide leadership in clinical laboratory science to professional societies, the diagnostic industry, governments and NGOs.

Future Events

2020 Seoul, Korea Rep – Triennial Congress

Past Events(1)

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Activities

Standards/guidelines; events/meetings; awards/prizes/competitions; knowledge management/information dissemination; publishing activities.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros C); World Health Organization (WHO) (Official Relations).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 21 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 127 countries
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Subjects *

  • Fundamental Sciences
    • Chemistry
  • Medicine
    • Medicine
  • Research, Standards
    • Laboratories
  • Health Care
    • Clinical

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

C1890

Last News Received

6. Mar 2019
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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