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September 1956

International Council of Ophthalmology: (Special Report)

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1956;56(3):471-472. doi:10.1001/archopht.1956.00930040479014

The following is a résumé of the Minutes of the annual meeting held in Paris on May 5, 1956. Present: Duke-Elder (President), Berens (Vice-President), Hartmann (Secretary), Amsler (Treasurer). Ex-officio: Bietti (President, International Organization Against Trachoma), Coppez (President, International Congress, Brussels), Franceschetti (President, International Association for the Prevention of Blindness), Payne (President, Pan-American Ophthalmological Society), Alvaro (Brazil), Arruga (Spain), Charamis (Greece), Lyle (Great Britan), Marshall (Canada), Paufique (France), Thiel (Germany), Weve (Holland). By invitation: François (Secretary, International Congress, Brussels), Copper (Editor, Index Ophthalmologicus).

Routine reports were made by the President and the Treasurer dealing with the general position and the affairs of the Council during the previous year.

International Dictionary of Ophthalmological Terms  It was reported that the authors of the various languages (Alvaro, Arruga [Spanish], Amsler [French, German], Bietti [Italian, Latin], and Duke-Elder [English] ) had completed their work and that the manuscript of the Dictionary was now in the hands

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