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October 6, 1951

FIFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

JAMA. 1951;147(6):576-577. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670230042011

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Abstract

The fifth general assembly of the World Medical Association was held in Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 15 to 20, under the patronage of the King of Sweden. Dr. Dag Knutson, president of the Swedish Medical Association, extended a welcome to the members and visitors, the heartiness of which became evident on many occasions as the meeting progressed. Friendliness was apparent everywhere, and it, together with the medical and other information available to all, made many new friends for the Swedish medical profession, friends who are hoping for an opportunity to renew their acquaintances soon.

The World Medical Association was established four years ago, succeeding the Association Professionnelle Internationale des Médecins. An interesting account of the founding of the association appears in the July, 1951, issue of the World Medical Association Bulletin. Progress has been steady, and during each year there has been seen a degree of accomplishment that indicates the need

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