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
1952-07-24 Paris France
24 Jul 1952, Paris (France), at 2nd International Congress of Biochemistry, as International Association of Clinical Biochemists, under the auspices of B-XC2767 - 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 Jun 1972, Copenhagen (Denmark); most recently amended 1996, London (UK). Articles approved 18 Jun 1972 and amended 13 Jul 1975, 29 Apr 1984, 14 Nov 1993, 20 Oct 2002, 24 Jul 2005, 15 May 2011, 30 Jun 2013, 1 Apr 2016.
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.
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