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October 1937

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;18(4):643. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850100159014

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National Society for the Prevention of Blindness.—The annual conference of the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness was held in New York on October 6 to 8. This year the opportunity was given to participate in the American Public Health Association's annual convention. Discussions and papers were presented on the following subjects:

"Saving Sight Through Public Action," by Dr. William F. Snow.

"Syphilis of the Eye as a Factor in Industry," by Dr. Park Lewis.

"Possibilities for Further State-Wide Development of Sight Conservation Through Cooperation of Interested Agencies" (informal discussion).

"The Vision of the School Child," by Francia Baird Crocker, R. N.

International Organization Against Trachoma.—There will be sessions of the International Organization Against Trachoma during the period of the Fifteenth International Congress of Ophthalmology, to be held in Cairo, Egypt, from Dec. 8 to 14, 1937. On December 9 there will be a

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