Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO)

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1997 Jordan


1997, Jordan, as Pan Arab African Council of Ophthalmology (PAACO), by merger of U-XJ9913 - Afro-Arab Society of Ophthalmology (AASO) and H-XD4816 - Pan Arab Council of Ophthalmology (PACO), set up 1989. Current name adopted at VIII International Congress of the PAACO, 7-10 Apr 2005, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), when Iran became a member. Turkey joined in 2006.


Enhance ophthalmic training, continuing education and ophthalmic practice so as to reduce visual impairment and elevate the quality of eye care for the people of the Middle East and Africa.


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