World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA)

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) is an ‘association of associations’.

Its membership is made up of veterinary organisations from all over the world, which are concerned with small companion animals such as cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs etc.

Currently there are 76 member and affiliate associations, representing over 70,000 individual veterinarians from around the globe.

www.wsava.org

Dr Stephen DiBartola; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Companion Animal Clinician, Educator and Researcher to receive the 2019 WSAVA Scientific Achievement Award

Dr Stephen DiBartola, Professor Emeritus at the Ohio State University, USA, is to receive the 2019 WSAVA Award for Scientific Achievement in recognition of his global contribution to small animal clinical practice, particularly in the areas of nephrology and acid-base disorders
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Dr Melissa Bain ; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Global Advocate of the Role of Veterinarians in Animal Welfare Recognized with WSAVA Award

An American veterinarian, board-certified in both animal welfare and behavior, has been announced as the recipient of this year’s World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Award for Companion Animal Welfare
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front row: Dr Karyl Hurley, Director, Global Scientific Policy and Engagement, Mars Incorporated, Dr Shane Ryan, WSAVA President; back row: Dr Renee Hoynck, WSAVA Honorary Secretary, Dr Ellen van Nierop, WSAVA Executive Board Member, Ms Marta Monetti, VP,; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Mars Petcare Unveiled as New Diamond Partner for WSAVA

Mars Petcare has become a Diamond Partner of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), building on a long-term relationship with the global veterinary association established by the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition
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Emeritus Professor Michael J Day (center) with members of the AFSCAN Surveillance Project team (left to right): Dr Tayebwa Dickson from Uganda, Dr Ortwin Aschenborn from Namibia, Dr Foluke Adedayo Akande from Nigeria, Dr Sherry Johnson from Ghana, Dr Jaha; Bildquelle: WSAVA

AFSCAN Launches Pan-African Infectious Disease Surveillance Program

The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), a project of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) charitable Foundation, has launched a major new pan-African infectious disease surveillance program
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Dr Jerold Bell DVM; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Calls for ‘Health-conscious’ Breeding and Greater Use of Genetic Testing

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has called on veterinarians and breeders to reduce the suffering caused by hereditary disease in companion animals
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Dr Nienke Endenburg, Co-Chair of the WSAVA´s Professional Wellness Group; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Veterinarians Asked to Contribute to WSAVA Global Wellness Initiative

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) is urging companion animal veterinarians globally to complete a multi-lingual online questionnaire from its newly formed Professional Wellness Group (PWG)
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Dr Walt Ingwersen, Immediate Past President of the WSAVA, Dr Geoffrey Chen, President of FASAVA, Dr Shane Ryan, Incoming President of the WSAVA, and Dr Peter Doherty, a keynote speaker and the only veterinarian to win a Nobel Prize.; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Record Turnout for WSAVA World Congress 2018 as Plans Announced for 2019 Congress in Toronto

More than 3,350 delegates attended WSAVA World Congress in Singapore from 25-28 September, making it the most popular World Congress ever
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v.l.: Dr. Shane Ryan, Neuer Präsident WSAVA, Dr. Manfred Hochleithner VÖK Representative WSAVA, Gabriel VARGA (Präsident der WSAVA Foundation); Bildquelle: Manfred Hochleithner

43rd World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Congress and 9th FASAVA Congress

Mit 3350 Teilnehmern in Singapur wurde vom 25. bis 28. September 2018 der bisherige WSAVA Rekord aus Birmingham gebrochen
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Shane Ryan

Australian Veterinarian Elected WSAVA President

An Australian veterinarian practicing in Singapore, Dr Shane Ryan, is the newly elected President of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA)
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WSAVA Animal Welfare Guidelines

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Targets Welfare with Release of First Global Guidelines for Companion Animal Practitioners
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Members of the VGG at one of the small group meetings in Mexico.  Left to right: Dr Richard Squires (James Cook University, Australia), Dr Cynda Crawford (University of Florida, USA), Emeritus Professor Michael Day (Chairman, UK) and Dr Mary Marcondes (S&; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines Group Project Continues in Latin America

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Vaccination Guidelines Group (VGG) has held a series of meetings and continuing education (CE) sessions in Mexico
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Dr. Guyan Weerasinghe; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Australian Veterinarian to Receive 2018 WSAVA, Hill’s 'Next Generation' Veterinary Award

Dr. Guyan Weerasinghe, an Australian veterinarian working in small animal practice and as a state government veterinary officer, has been announced by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and Hill's Pet Nutrition as the winner of the 2018 Next Generation Veterinary Award
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 WSAVA President Dr Walt Ingwersen; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Endorses FVE/FECAVA Position Paper on Healthy Breeding

Global companion animal veterinary association warns of the health and welfare risks of extreme breeding
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Professor Colin Harvey; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Champion of Veterinary Dentistry to receive the 2018 WSAVA Scientific Achievement Award

Emeritus Professor Colin Harvey is the recipient of the prestigious 2018 WSAVA Award for Scientific Achievement in recognition of his work to highlight the importance of veterinary oral and dental conditions in companion animals
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Dr Susan Kuria

AFSCAN Announces 2019 AFSCAN-BSAVA and AFSCAN-VMX Scholarships

The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), a project supported by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association's (WSAVA) Charitable Foundation (WSAVAF), has announced the recipients of the 2019 AFSCAN-BSAVA and AFSCAN-VMX Scholarships
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Edward B Breitschwerd; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Joint Winners of WSAVA 2018 Global One Health Award Announced

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has announced that a veterinarian and a physician are the joint winners of its 2018 Global One Health Award.
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FECAVA

Companion animal vets worldwide voice concern about new ‘pug’ film

Extreme breeding causes serious health and welfare problems: veterinarians are voicing their concern about the promotion of flat-faced dogs in films and social media, as this is likely to boost consumer demand for such dog
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Dr Walt Ingwersen; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Launches Campaign to Secure Equitable Access to Veterinary Therapeutics for Veterinarians Globally

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has launched a campaign to secure equitable access to veterinary therapeutics for veterinarians
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WSAVA´s New Website

WSAVA’s New Website Aims to Mobilize its Global Veterinary Community

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has unveiled a new website which aims to enhance and mobilize its global veterinary community
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Arpita Bhose; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Arpita Bhose Appointed as WSAVA’s Chief Executive Officer

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), which represents more than 200,000 veterinarians worldwide through 105 member associations, has appointed its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
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Dog vaccination at Raia village Salcete taluka 04 Jan 2018, Rotary team vehicle at the backside; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Mission Rabies Goa Projects Boosted by Support from The Rotary Foundation

Mission Rabies, a charity set up by UK veterinarian, Dr Luke Gamble, to help to eliminate rabies has received a grant from the Rotary Foundation, a global organization based in the USA
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Professor Mike Lappin; Bildquelle: WSAVA

New Chair for WSAVA One Health Committee

US veterinarian Professor Michael (Mike) Lappin has been elected as the Chair of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) One Health Committee (OHC)
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from left to right: panel chair Monique Megens, panellist Åke Hedhammar, panellist Peter Sandøe, DSAVA President Anne Sorensen, WSAVA President Walt Ingwersen, and panellists Wolfgang Dohne, Gudrun Ravetz, Kristin Wear Prestrud and Laurent Fi; Bildquelle: Simon Callaghan Photography Ltd.

Vets must ‘dare to speak out’

Urgent action on brachycephalic dogs called for during panel discussion at FECAVA/WSAVA/DSAVA Congress in Copenhagen
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(left to right) Mike Ellis and Mogens Hansen; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Dr Mogens Hansen Receives 2017 Henry Schein Cares International Veterinary Community Service Award

Danish veterinarian Dr Mogens Hansen has been presented with the fifth annual Henry Schein Cares International Veterinary Community Service Award
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Dr. Shane Ryan and Dr. Melinda Merck, co-chairs of the WSAVA´s Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Expresses Opposition to Dog and Cat Meat Trade in New Position Statement

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has strongly expressed its opposition to the dog and cat meat trade in a new position statement
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Members of the VGG visit a veterinary hospital in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.  Left to right: Dr Mary Marcondes (São Paulo State University, Brazil), Emeritus Professor Michael Day (Chairman, UK), Dr Carmen Vasconcellos (hospital director), Dr Richar; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines Group Project Continues in Latin America

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s(WSAVA’s) Vaccination Guidelines Group (VGG) has concluded a series of meetings and CE sessions in Brazil
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Tiny de Keuster; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Blue Dog Programme to Receive WSAVA’s 2017 Global One Health Award

The Blue Dog Programme, an educational initiative to help children to interact safely with dogs, has been awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) 2017 Global One Health Award
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Dr. Luba Gancheva

WSAVA, Hill's Announce 2017 'Next Generation' Veterinary Award Winner

Dr. Luba Gancheva, a Bulgarian veterinarian who now lives and works in Romania, has been named by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and Hill's Pet Nutrition as the winner of the 2017 ‘Next Generation’ Veterinary Award
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Professor Bojan Zorko from the University of Ljubljana

Bojan Zorko to Receive the 2017 WSAVA Meritorious Service Award

Professor Bojan Zorko from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, is to receive the 2017 World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Award for Meritorious Service in recognition of the role he has played in developing the veterinary profession in the country
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Jens Häggström; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Pioneering Work on Heart Disease Earns Swedish Veterinarian the 2017 WSAVA Global Scientific Achievement Award

Professor Jens Häggström, Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Uppsala in Sweden, is to receive the 2017 WSAVA Award for Scientific Achievement
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WSAVA

Healthy Breeding in the Spotlight as WSAVA World Congress 2017 Heads to Copenhagen

Delegates urged to book before the Early Bird deadline of 30 May 2017
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Dr Cathryn Mellersh; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Vets Urged to Take Proactive Role in Tackling Hereditary Disease

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has called on vets to take a proactive role in tackling hereditary disease and to advise breeders on the tests available to them before they breed from their animals
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Veterinary student Lois Sanni

AFSCAN Announces 2017 Research and Studentship Awards

The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), a project supported by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association's (WSAVA) Charitable Foundation, has announced the recipients of the 2017 AFSCAN Research and Studentship Awards
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Michael Topper

New Board Members Appointed to WSAVA Foundation

The Charitable Foundation of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has appointed four new Board Members as it prepares to ramp up activity and increase the geographical spread of its initiatives
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Steve Kirton, Circa Healthcare, Mark Johnston, Vetstream, and Walt Ingwersen, President of the WSAVA; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Announces Partnership with Vetstream to Enhance Global Member Communication

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has announced a partnership with veterinary digital services provider Vetstream as it focuses on enhancing communication with its 101 member associations and individual membership of more than 200,000 veterinary professionals around the world
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Global Nutrition Committee (GNC) - left to right: Gregg Takashima, Cecillia Villaverde, Ben Teng, Minna Rinkinen, Lisa Weeth and Marge Chandler; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA Global Nutrition Committee Reports Growing Interest in The Importance of Diet from Veterinarians Globally

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Global Nutrition Committee (GNC) has highlighted a growing interest in the importance of nutrition in optimum pet health
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One Care Vietnam; Bildquelle: WSAVA

WSAVA One Care Reports Success in Helping to Develop Companion Animal Veterinary Practice Globally

An initiative launched by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) to develop the companion animal veterinary profession is being extended
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Zoë Belshaw

UK Chair for WSAVA Continuing Education Committee

UK vet Zoë Belshaw has been appointed as Chair of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) Continuing Education (CE) Committee
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Preventing Obesity in People and their Pets: A One Health Approach; Bildquelle: WSAVA

Human and Veterinary Healthcare Professionals Call for a ‘One Health’ Approach to Policy Discussions on Obesity

A vision of a world where regular activity, a balanced diet and healthy weight are part of every family’s life was set out at a recent conference
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Dr Anselm Voigts, AFSCAN Ambassador, Namibia; Dr Olatunji Nasir, AFSCAN Ambassador, Nigeria, Professor Amandus Muhairwa, AFSCAN Ambassador, Tanzania; Bildquelle: AFSCAN

AFSCAN Announces New Initiatives for 2017

The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN) announced two new initiatives for 2017 as part of its work to drive up standards of veterinary care for companion animals in Africa
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Brook A. Niemiec DVM, DAVDC, DEVDC, FAVD; Bildquelle: WSAVA

New WSAVA Guidelines Aim to Set Standards for Veterinary Dentistry Worldwide

A set of guidelines being developed by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association aims to enhance standards of veterinary dentistry around the world, bridging what the organization perceives as a significant gap in veterinary education and enhancing the level of veterinary care provided to companion animals
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Dr Walt Ingwersen; Bildquelle: WSAVA

First Canadian Elected to WSAVA Presidency

A Canadian veterinarian is the new President of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association. Dr Walt Ingwersen, a member of the Association’s Executive Board, was elected to the presidency during WSAVA World Congress 2016
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Claudia und Manfred Hochleithner beim Galaabend zusammen mit der Schweizer Vertreterin Käthi Brunner, Past Präsident Gabriel Varga sowie FASAVA Präsidenten aus Korea Dr Jong-il Kang; Bildquelle: Manfred Hochleithner

Bericht vom WSAVA Kongress in Auckland

Vom 6. bis 10.3.2013 fand in Auckland, Neuseeland der 38. WSAVA Kongress statt. Hier der Bericht vom VÖK Präsidenten Dr. Manfred Hochleithner
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WSAVA World Congress 2013

Der Weltkongress der World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) findet vom 6. bis 9. März 2013 in Auckland statt
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Peter Ihrke new WSAVA President

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) will introduce its new President, Dr. Peter Ihrke, Professor of Dermatology at the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine, at this year's World Congress in Birmingham. The event takes place between 11-15 April 2012
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WSAVA Pain Council Aims to Raise Standards of Pain Management in Small Animals

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has launched a Global Pain Council (GPC) to raise the standard of pain management in small animals.
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REQUEST Stand mit den Mitgliedern und VETOQUINOL CEO Etienne and Matthieu FRECHIN am WSAVA-Kongress in Genf

Vetoquinol unterstützt die internationale Expertengruppe REQUEST

REQUEST - eine internationale Gruppe von europäischen Experten für die Anwendung von Antiinfektiva in der Tiermedizin trafen sich am 4. Juni 2010 auf dem 35. WSAVA-Kongress zu einem Symposium
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Kleintier-Weltkongress 2010

Kleintier-Weltkongress 2010

Vom 2. bis 5. Juni 2010 findet in Genf im Palexpo der 35. Weltkongress der Kleintiermedizin statt. Es ist gleichzeitig der 16. FECAVA-Kongress, der 5. FAFVAC-Kongress und die 41. Jahresversammlung der SVK-ASMPA
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35th Annual WSAVA-Congress in Geneva

35th Annual WSAVA-Congress in Geneva

Geneva is proud to host the 35th WSAVA-Congress, the 16th FECAVA-Congress, 41st SVK-ASMPA-Congress and the 3rd FAFVAC-Congress
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Eukanuba Round Table zum Thema Pädiatrie präsentiert neue wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse

Eukanuba Round Table zum Thema Pädiatrie präsentiert neue wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse

Im Vorfeld des Kongresses der World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) fand der Eukanuba Round Table zum Thema Pädiatrie statt. Hier stellten tierärztliche Spezialisten neue wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse zur Entwicklung, Pflege und Behandlung von Hunde- und Katzenwelpen vor, die Tierärzten, Züchtern und Tierbesitzern von Nutzen sein werden
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Dr. Darryl L. Millis

Gewinner des WSAVA IAMS PAATSAMA AWARD 2006 ausgezeichnet

Dr. Darryl L. Millis erhält internationale Auszeichnung für seine hervorragenden Leistungen auf dem Gebiet der orthopädischen Diagnostik und Chirurgie
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Prof. Dr. Hazewinkel ist Gewinner des WSAVA / Iams / Paatsama Award 2005

Der WSAVA/Iams/Paatsama Award wird jährlich an einen klinischen Wissenschaftler für besondere Leistungen im Fachgebiet Orthopädie verliehen
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Reisen zum FECAVA-FEEVA Kongress nach Amsterdam und zum WSAVA Weltkongress nach Mexico City

Auch heuer organisiert das TUI Reisecenter - Kami Travel World für die österreichischen Tierärzte wieder die Reisen zum FECAVA-FEEVA Kongress nach Amsterdam und zum WSAVA Weltkongress für Kleintierärzte, der heuer in Mexico City stattfindet
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WSAVA-Kongress 2004: Tierärzte diskutieren über Übergewicht bei Hunden und Katzen

Bei Hunden und Katzen ist Übergewicht die häufigste ernährungsbedingte Erkrankung. Bis zu 40% aller Hunde und Katzen sind zu dick. Auf dem diesjährigen WSAVA-Kongress war daher die optimale Körperkondition bei Hunden und Katzen Hauptthema der Iams Company, eines der Hauptsponsoren des Weltkongresses. Die durch The Iams Company auf dem Weltkongress vermittelte Botschaft lautete, dass eine erfolgreiche Gewichtskontrolle eine wichtige Maßnahme zur Prävention von Erkrankungen bei Hunden und Katzen darstellt
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