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October 1953

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AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1953;50(4):543-544. doi:10.1001/archopht.1953.00920030551020

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Concilium Ophthalmologicum Universale.  —A meeting of the International Council of Ophthalmology was held in Paris on June 20 and 21, 1953. There were present Sir Stewart Duke-Elder (president), Dr. Conrad Berens (vice-president), Dr. Edward Hartmann (secretary), Dr. Marc Amsler (treasurer), Dr. Paul Bailliart (president, International Association for the Prevention of Blindness), Mr. A. F. MacCallan (president, International Organization Against Trachoma), Dr. M. E. Alvaro (Brazil), Dr. G. Bietti (Italy), Dr. J. Charamis (Greece), Sir Jamshedji Duggan (India), Prof. Holger Ehlers (Denmark), Mr. Frank Law (Great Britain), Prof. W. Löhlein (Germany), Dr. Bernard Samuels (United States), Dr. G. Stuart Ramsey (Canada), Dr. Edmond Velter (France), Dr. Adrien Fritz (secretary for Internationalizations), and Dr. A. C. Copper (secretary for the Index Ophthalmologicus).Apart from routine matters, the main business of general interest concerned the following:

  1. Seventeenth International Congress of Ophthalmology. It was unanimously decided that the scope of this Congress

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