|Ann. Medit. Burns Club - vol. VIII - n. 3 -
By Law N' 57 of June 14th 1983 the Sicilian Regional Assembly authorized the President of the Region to grant the Giuseppe Whitaker Foundation, a non-profit making organization under the patronage of the Accademia dei Lincei with seat in Palermo, an annual contribution for the establishment of the "G. Whitaker International Burns Prize" aimed at recognizing the activity of the most qualified experts from all countries in the field of burns pathology and treatment.
The amount of the prize is fixed at twenty million Italian lire. The prize will be awarded every year by the month of June in Palermo at the seat of the G. Whitaker Foundation.
The Adjudicating Commitee is composed of the President of the Foundation, the President of the Sicilian Region, the Representative at the Accademia dei Lincei within the G. Whitaker Foundation, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of Palermo University, the President of the Italian Society of Plastic Surgery and three experts in the field of prevention, pathology, therapy and functional recovery of burns, and a legal expert nominated in agreement with the President of the Region as a guarantee of the respect for the scientific purpose which the legislator intended to achieve when establishing the prize.
Anyone who considers himself/herself to be qualified to compete for the award may send by January 3 1 st 1996 a detailed curriculum vitae to: Michele Masellis M.D., Secfetary-Member of the Scientific Committee, G. Whitaker Foundation, Via Dante 167, 90141 Palermo, Italy.
VI ARGENTINE BURNS CONGRESS
I IBERO - LATIN - AMERICAN
will be held from 22 to 26 October 1995
in Posada Misiones, Argentina
THE THIRD PAN ARAB CONGRESS OF PLASTICAND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND BURNS
in association with the Mediterranean Burn Club
will be held from 21 to 24 March 1995
in Beirut, Lebanon
(Centre Europden pour la M6dicine de Catastrophes)
Republic of San Marino
Ninth International Training Course
The following courses will be held: