Osteopathic International Alliance

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Mission, Vision & Strategic Initiatives   arrow

Our Vision

To ensure that every person worldwide has access to high-quality osteopathic healthcare.

OIA Mission

To encourage systems of education and regulation which will ensure high standards for safe and effective health care from osteopaths and osteopathic physicians.

Our Core Values

  • Uphold the stewardship of osteopathic philosophy and practice
  • Acknowledge and respect both streams of osteopathic healthcare
  • Encourage and support collaboration
  • Uphold transparency and integrity
  • Embrace altruism and person-centeredness
  • Commit to good governance and accountability to ensure organizational sustainability

Strategic Initiatives

Access to Care

The OIA will facilitate patient choice by:

  • Informing and engaging national and international healthcare authorities to provide access and eliminate barriers to osteopathic care for their citizens
  • Providing responsible, accurate and transparent public communication about osteopathy and osteopathic medicine 

Capacity to Serve

The OIA supports global collaboration and commitment to osteopathic:

  • Professional organization development and improvement
  • High quality educational standards and delivery
  • Research to inform best practices
  • Standards, regulation and legislative recognition distinct to the profession.


Click here to download the previous OIA Strategic Plan Summary (2014-2016).

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