RICR No. 835
New members of the International Committee of the Red Cross
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At its meeting of 22 June 1999, the Assembly of the International Committee of the Red Cross elected two new members:Dr Jacqueline Avril, andProfessor Jean-Philippe Assal.This brings the membership of the Committee to 23 members.Dr Jacqueline Avril, Swiss citizen, was born in 1948. She is a doctor of medicine from the University of Geneva and has a general practice in Geneva. She is also a member of the Board and Secretary of the Council of the Physicians' Association of the Canton of Geneva. Between 1981 and 1994 Dr Avril carried out a number of missions for the ICRC.