ALEX. M. BURGESS, M.D.
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The World Medical Association, organized in 1946, has completed its fourth annual General Assembly, held this year in New York City. It is made up of representatives of the national medical associations of a large proportion of the nations of the world, not including those under the direct influence of the Soviet Union.1 Because it is a non-political, non-governmental and independent agency, it is able to accomplish by private means many things which purely governmental agencies cannot do. Coöperation with such organizations is, however, part of its policy. The objectives of the Association, as stated in Article 3 of the
BURGESS AM. THE FOURTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, OCTOBER 16 TO 20, 1950; REPORT OF THE OBSERVER FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS. Ann Intern Med. ;33:1499–1503. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-6-1499
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(6):1499-1503.
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