Council for Coordination of International Meetings of the Medical Sciences.
—This institution was created in 1949 in Brussels, under the patronage of the World Health Organization and UNESCO. It now groups 34 international associations of medical sciences and has as objectives the coordination of dates and places for international medical meetings, the providing of assistance for the technical work of meetings (interpretation, recording, and reproduction of documents), the offering of financial and technical help to such meetings and symposiums, and the dissemination of medical information in relation to these meetings. For the first two years, Dr. Zhukova, at present in India, was the main guiding influence. The general assembly of the council takes place every three years. The meeting, which was held in Geneva from April 8 to 10, 1952, was the second assembly of the council since it was created. The council is under the administration of an executive