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We are the Osteopathic International Alliance

The Osteopathic International Alliance is the leading organization for the advancement and unity of the global osteopathic profession.

As an “organization of organizations,” the OIA unifies osteopathic medicine and osteopathy by connecting schools, regulatory bodies, and regional, national, and multi-country groups.

The OIA is the voice of the osteopathic profession within the World Health Organization, having been admitted into Official Relations status in 2018.




Members organizations



Our mission is to encourage systems of education and regulation that will ensure high standards for safe and effective health care from osteopaths and osteopathic physicians.

About us

The OIA launched in June 2003, when 34 individuals representing ten countries and seventeen organizations traveled to Chicago


The OIA, its Board of Directors, Committees, and member organizations all meet throughout the year.


OIA serves as a clearinghouse of information with an aim of obtaining, reviewing, and distributing the most accurate information currently available on the osteopathic profession worldwide.