The name of this association shall be "The International Paediatric Association."
The objects of this association shall be:
1) to promote closer relationship between the paediatricians of all countries by holding an international congress every 3 years.
2) to promote the dissemination of paediatric knowledge.
3) to cooperate with other agencies concerned with the improvement of child care, paediatric education or research in any part of the world.
Membership shall be composed of national paediatric associations. These associations shall pay dues in proportion to their pen capita memberships, as determined by the International Paediatnic Association. Applications for membership shall be made to the general secretary of the association. Membership shall be terminated by resignation or non-payment of dues.
Members of Member-Associations shall automatically be members of the International Paediatric Association. It shall be the obligation of the secretary of each Member-Association to furnish the general secretary of the International Paediatnic Association with a list of the officers and members of his national association on January 1st of each year.
Members shall have the privilege of submitting communications or exhibits to the Congress. The program committee of the Congress may, however, exercise its discretion in selecting these and may solicit communications or exhibits from any source.
Article IV-Governing Bodies and Officers
A. General Council
The control of policies of the International Paediatric Association shall be vested in a General Council, consisting of one delegate from each Member-Association. Each delegate shall have one vote, except that in the case of a country having more than one Member-Association only one vote shall be accorded that country.
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