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Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology.
—The second Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, in March 1943.The Uruguayan Society of Ophthalmology at its meeting held September 12, realizing the importance of this event and conscious of the great honor paid to Uruguay, asked for the collaboration of all its members in the organization of the forthcoming congress.The following central executive committee was elected : President, Prof. A. Vazquez-Barriére ; vice-presidents, Drs. C. M. Berro and W. Isola ; treasurer, Dr. J. A. Sicardi, and secretaries, Drs. A. Paiva, R. Rodriguez-Barrios and C. Garbino.The executive committee has obtained a decree from the government of the republic recognizing the official character of the congress and directing that suitable invitations be addressed to all the American countries by the ministry of foreign affairs.It has also been resolved to add to the congress a department of social ophthalmology, which