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Tue, 2016-12-20

December 17, 2016

 

Argentina

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/region/el-acuerdo-por-el-bono-de-3-500-pesos-a-los-estatales-se-firma-el-lunes-XH1779536

Titular: El acuerdo por el bono de 3.500 pesos a los estatales se firma el lunes

Headline: The agreement for bonuses of 3,500 pesos from the state to be signed on Monday

 

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/region/sectores-de-salud-siguen-reclamando-aumento-salarial-en-neuquen-HF1777944

Titular: Sectores de Salud siguen reclamando aumento salarial en Neuquén

Headline: Health sectors continue to demand wage increase in Neuquen

 

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/sindicato-de-enfermeros-no-acepta-el-bono-JJ1803586

Titular: Sindicato de enfermeros no acepta el bono

Headline: Nurses union does not accept the bonus

 

Australia

https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/hundreds-turn-out-cub55

Headline: Hundreds turn out for CUB55

 

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4352888/grinch-visits-port-hospital/

Headline: Large crowd at Port Kembla Hospital rally

 

http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/staff-shortages-force-surgeons-to-use-sticky-tape-to-fix-surgical-instruments-20161213-gt9wm6.html

Headline: Staff shortages force surgeons to use 'sticky tape' to fix surgical instruments

 

http://www.themercury.com.au/news/politics/underresourcing-raises-significant-risk-of-increased-sickness-and-death-at-rhh-says-ama-as-it-joins-the-save-the-royal-campaign/news-story/362e2d6861967e2983ab3af7d325f2f0

Headline: Under-resourcing raises ‘significant risk of increased sickness and death’ at RHH, says AMA as it joins the Save the Royal campaign

 

Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/nurses-and-firefighters-team-up-to-demand-more-staff-to-deal-with-overdose-crisis-1.3895084

Headline: Nurses and firefighters team up to demand more staff to deal with overdose crisis

 

http://www.cknw.com/2016/12/13/nurses-and-firefighters-unions-demand-more-funding-in-face-of-overdose-crisis/

Headline: Nurses’ and firefighters’ unions demand more funding in face of overdose crisis

 

http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/canadas-nurses-serve-up-new-survey-findings-leading-up-premiers-dinner-meeting-on-health-2182163.htm

Headline: Canada's nurses serve up new survey findings leading up to premier's dinner meeting on health care

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/muhc-transparency-budget-cuts-nurse-union-1.3891962

Headline: Quebec nurses' union says MUHC refusing to answer questions about budget cuts

 

http://www.recorder.ca/2016/12/13/union-decries-rn-losses-bmhc-denies-cuts-made

Headline: Union decries RN losses; BMHC denies cuts made

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/mursing-cuts-kent-union-1.3896201

Headline: Steve Kent blames Liberals for nursing cuts, union says PCs brought in policy

 

http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinion/2016/12/15/mary-boyd--jeopardizing-our-health-.html

 

http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinion/2016/12/15/mary-boyd--jeopardizing-our-health-.html

Headline: Jeopardizing our health

 

France

http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/paris-ile-de-france/paris/maternite-hopital-tenon-paris-greve-dix-jours-1153987.html

Titre: La maternité de l'hôpital Tenon à Paris en grève depuis dix jours

Headline: Maternity ward of Tenon Hospital in Paris on strike for ten days

 

http://www.leparisien.fr/val-d-oise-95/pontoise-le-calendrier-choc-des-infirmieres-de-l-hopital-fait-le-buzz-14-12-2016-6456075.php

Titre: Pontoise : le calendrier choc des infirmières de l’hôpital fait le buzz

Headline: Pontoise: the shocking calendar of hospital nurses causes a buzz

 

http://www.sudouest.fr/2016/12/15/pessac-une-nouvelle-journee-de-greve-a-l-hopital-haut-leveque-3030472-4696.php

Titre: Pessac : une nouvelle journée de grève à l’hôpital Haut-Lévêque

Headline: Pessac: A new day of strikes in Upper Leveque Hospital

 

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/economie-social/il-y-urgence-aux-urgences-de-nimes-1481578576

Titre: Il y a urgence aux urgences de Nîmes

Headline: There is an urgency in the Nîmes ER

 

http://www.midilibre.fr/2016/12/13/nimes-mouvement-de-greve-au-chu,1439633.php

Titre: Nîmes : mouvement de grève au CHU

Headline: Nîmes: movement to strike at CHU

 

Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/fitnesstopractise-inquiries-making-nurses-feel-suicidal-35280558.html

Headline: Fitness-to-practise inquiries 'making nurses feel suicidal'

 

http://www.leitrimobserver.ie/news/home/227230/48-patients-on-trolleys-in-local-hospitals.html

Headline: 48 patients on trolleys in local hospitals

 

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/nurses-at-cavan-hospital-to-launch-lunchtime-protest-tomorrow-768306.html

Headline: Nurses at Cavan hospital to launch lunchtime protest tomorrow

 

http://www.newstalk.com/Almost-half-of-nurses-who-came-home-under-HSE-recruitment-scheme-have-left-again-INMO-claims

Headline: Almost half of nurses who came home under HSE recruitment scheme have left again, INMO claims

 

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/health-minister-simon-harris-vows-to-drive-down-waiting-lists-at-luh/133626

Headline: Health Minister Simon Harris vows to "drive down" waiting lists at LUH

 

http://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/home/227446/minister-gives-assurances-on-health-spending-during-visit-to-donegal.html

Headline: Minister gives assurances on health spending during visit to Donegal

 

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/541-waiting-for-hospital-beds-as-nurses-union-calls-for-emergency-measures-35290856.html

Headline: 541 waiting for hospital beds as nurses' union calls for emergency measures

 

http://www.newstalk.com/More-than-540-people-on-trolleys-at-Irish-hospitals-today

Headline: More than 540 people on trolleys at Irish hospitals today

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/nurses-warn-on-bed-closures-after-541-patients-on-trolleys-yesterday-435078.html

Headline: Nurses warn on bed closures after 541 patients on trolleys yesterday

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/patients-face-further-chaos-as-nurses-to-vote-in-favour-of-worktorule-35292832.html

Headline: Patients face further chaos as nurses to vote in favour of work-to-rule

 

http://www.laois-nationalist.ie/2016/12/14/there-are-nearly-540-patients-waiting-for-a-hospital-bed-today/

Headline: There are nearly 540 patients waiting for a hospital bed today

 

http://www.anglocelt.ie/news/roundup/articles/2016/12/14/4131813-they-are-not-listening-to-us/

Headline: 'They are not listening to us'

 

http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=25651

Headline: Almost 550 patients on trolleys in one day

 

http://www.laois-nationalist.ie/2016/12/13/inmo-calls-on-hse-to-introduce-emergency-nurse-staffing/

Headline: INMO calls on HSE to introduce emergency nurse staffing

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/541-languish-on-trolleys-as-staff-shortages-shut-beds-35292834.html

Headline: 541 languish on trolleys as staff shortages shut beds

 

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/hse-expected-to-promise-waiting-list-plan-for-2017/133980

Headline: HSE expected to promise waiting list plan for 2017

 

https://www.rte.ie/news/2016/1213/838565-overcrowding/

Headline: INMO members protesting as 541 patients wait on trolleys

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/hospital-trolley-numbers-surge-as-strike-threat-looms-1.2903818

Headline: Hospital trolley numbers surge as strike threat looms

 

http://www.newstalk.com/Why-is-the-HSEs-nurse-recruitment-scheme-not-working

Headline: Why is the HSE's nurse recruitment scheme not working?

 

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/half-of-nurses-recruited-under-244000-recruitment-drive-leave-the-country-768357.html

Headline: Half of nurses recruited under €244,000 recruitment drive leave the country

 

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/nurses-group-claims-hospital-waiting-list-crisis-is-now-an-emergency/133844

Headline: Nurses' group claims hospital waiting list "crisis" is now an "emergency"

 

http://www.clare.fm/news/less-100-nurses-recruited-hse-drive

Headline: Less than 100 nurses recruited HSE drive

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/financial-services/government-plans-more-attractive-career-pathways-for-nurses-1.2906451

Headline: Government plans ‘more attractive’ career pathways for nurses

 

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/inmo-calls-on-hse-to-introduce-emergency-nurse-staffing-768454.html

Headline: INMO calls on HSE to introduce emergency nurse staffing

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/will-it-work-bid-to-lure-nurses-back-by-appealing-to-their-sentimental-christmasside-35295915.html

Headline: Will it work? Bid to lure nurses back by appealing to their sentimental Christmas-side

 

http://www.newstalk.com/HSE-Service-Plan-slammed-by-medical-organisations-

Headline: HSE Service Plan slammed by medical organisations

 

Kenya

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000226209/nurses-strike-driven-by-huge-disparities-in-salaries-and-allowances/?pageNo=1

Headline: Nurses’ strike driven by huge disparities in salaries and allowances

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201612080587.html

Headline: Nurses to Hold Talks With Health Officials

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201612080589.html

Headline: Kenya: Nurses to Resume Talks With Govt in Bid to End Strike

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/kericho/Isaac-Ruto-says-governors-can-end-strike/3444860-3479578-htk1l1z/

Headline: Hold fresh pay negotiations with doctors to end strike, Isaac Ruto tells governors

 

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/isaac-ruto-urges-governors-to-negotiate-with-striking-workers-151360/

Headline: Isaac Ruto urges governors to negotiate with striking workers

 

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-12/09/c_135893558.htm

Headline: Kenyan health workers' strike set to escalate

 

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2016/12/talks-progressing-well-with-solution-to-end-strike-in-sight-panyako/

Headline: Talks progressing well with solution to end strike in sight : Panyako

 

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2016/12/progress-made-talks-govt-nurses/

Headline: Progress being made in talks between Govt and nurses

 

http://www.afriqueexpansion.com/fil-de-presse-manchettes/3611-kenya-le-personnel-medical-en-greve-menace-de-fermer-les-etablissements-prives.html

Titre: Kenya : le personnel médical en grève menace de fermer les établissements privés

Headline: Kenya: the striking medical staff threatens to close private establishments

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Nurses--union-officials--Strike-is-still-on/1056-3481400-640bppz/

Headline: Nurses' union officials say strike is still on

 

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2016/12/monday-meeting-decide-way-forward-say-striking-nurses/

Headline: Monday meeting to decide way forward, say striking nurses

 

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/deal-nurses-govt-strike-deal-to-end-week-long-strike-151593/

Headline: Nurses, gov’t strike deal to end week-long strike

 

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/nurses-strike-suspended-after-govt-signs-deal-with-union-151661/

Headline: Nurses strike called off after gov’t signs deal with union

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Nurses-strike-called-off/1056-3482394-w5q7jw/

Headline: Government, Union calls off nurses' strike, to ink deal

 

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000226519/kenya-nurses-work-boycott-ends-after-sh7b-deal

Headline: Kenya: Nurses' work boycott ends after Sh7b deal

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/nyeri/Nyeri-nurses-urged-to-resume-work/1954190-3484312-qb73m7/

Headline: Nyeri nurses urged to resume work, told strike called off

 

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2000226632/nurses-reject-sh7b-deal-declare-strike-still-on

Headline: Nurses reject Sh7b deal, declare strike still on in Kenya public hospitals

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Nurses-union-calls-off-strike-sign-pact-with-governors/1056-3486346-hr59m8/

Headline: Nurses union calls off strike, signs pact with governors

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/12/15/deal-inked-strike-ends-nurses-back-to-work-doctors-still-out_c1473580

Headline: Deal inked, strike ends, nurses back to work, doctors still out

 

http://fr.africanews.com/2016/12/14/kenya-les-infirmieres-arretent-leur-greve/

Titre: Kenya : les infirmières arrêtent leur grève

Headline: Kenya: Nurses stop their strike

 

http://www.cuatro.com/noticias/internacional/Enfermeras-hospitales-publicos-Kenia-vuelven_0_2292150020.html

Titular: Enfermeras de hospitales públicos de Kenia ponen fin a su huelga y vuelven al trabajo

Headline: Public hospital nurses in Kenya end strike and return to work

 

Malta

http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/72540/nurses_union_threatens_industrial_action_over_promotion_results#.WFF2N-YrKM8

Headline: Nurses’ union threatens industrial action over promotion results

 

Mexico

http://www.milenio.com/estados/alejandro_murat-mitiga_parte_de_crisis-sector_salud_en_oaxaca-levantan_paro_0_865113818.html

Titular: Levantan paro médicos y enfermeras en Oaxaca

Headline: Raises for doctors and nurses in Oaxaca

 

http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/estados/2016/12/10/hasta-el-15-de-diciembre-paro-en-sector-salud-de-oaxaca

Titular: Hasta el 15 de diciembre, paro en sector salud de Oaxaca

Headline: Until 15 December, health sector strike in Oaxaca

 

https://www.publimetro.com.mx/mx/noticias/2016/12/10/trabajadores-salud-oaxaca-prolongan-paro.html

Titular: Trabajadores de Salud en Oaxaca prolongan paro hasta el 15 de diciembre

Headline: Health workers strike in Oaxaca extend until December 15

 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11762237

Headline: Waikato DHB chief gets extra $100,000 in pay packet

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/87075571/hospital-staff-must-not-be-shortchanged-in-crown-land-swap-union-warns

Headline: Hospital staff must not be 'short-changed' in Crown land swap, union warns

 

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE1612/S00080/government-leaves-nursing-graduates-languishing-again.htm

Headline: Government leaves nursing graduates languishing again

 

Paraguay

http://www.abc.com.py/nacionales/denuncian-contrataciones-irregulares-en-clinicas-1545466.html

Titular: Denuncian contrataciones irregulares en Clínicas

Headline: Irregular hirings in clinics denounced

 

Peru

http://rpp.pe/peru/puno/trabajadores-del-hospital-monge-medrano-protestaron-por-canastas-navidenas-noticia-1016073

Titular: Intervienen Hospital Monge Medrano por huelga de trabajadores

Headline: Monge Medrano Hospital intervenes in the health workers strike

 

Portugal

http://www.dn.pt/portugal/interior/hospitais-estao-a-dever-mais-de-67-mil-dias-de-folga-aos-enfermeiros-5544044.html

Manchete: Hospitais estão a dever mais de 67 mil dias de folga aos enfermeiros

Headline: Hospitals owe more than 67,000 days off to nurses

 

http://www.rtp.pt/noticias/pais/hospitais-devem-mais-de-67-mil-dias-de-folga-aos-enfermeiros_v968475

Manchete: Hospitais devem mais de 67 mil dias de folga aos enfermeiros

Headline: Hospitals owe nurses more than 67,000 days off

 

http://www.dn.pt/portugal/interior/sindicato-dos-enfermeiros-considera-inadmissiveis-consultas-a-chuva-no-algarve-5552931.html

Manchete: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros considera "inadmissíveis" consultas à chuva

Headline: Nurses’ Union considers "inadmissible" rain queries

 

http://www.dn.pt/portugal/interior/eleicao-com-61-de-abstencao-reelege-jose-azevedo-para-sindicato-dos-enfermeiros-5546235.html

Manchete: Eleição com 61% de abstenção reelege José Azevedo para Sindicato dos Enfermeiros

Headline: Election with 61% of abstention reelected José Azevedo for Nurses' Union

 

http://sol.sapo.pt/artigo/537847/jose-correia-azevedo-reeleito-presidente-do-sindicato-dos-enfermeiros

Manchete: José Correia Azevedo reeleito presidente do Sindicato dos Enfermeiros

Headline: José Correia Azevedo re-elected president of the Nurses' Union

 

http://observador.pt/2016/12/10/dois-candidatos-disputam-hoje-eleicoes-para-sindicato-dos-enfermeiros/

Manchete: Dois candidatos disputam hoje eleições para Sindicato dos Enfermeiros

Headline: Two candidates are in the running today for president of the Union of Nurses

 

South Africa

http://city-press.news24.com/News/shortage-is-critical-as-nurses-emigrate-for-better-pay-conditions-and-jobs-20161208

Headline: Shortage is ‘critical’ as nurses emigrate for better pay, conditions and jobs

 

Spain

http://www.lasprovincias.es/comunitat/201612/10/jueces-aplican-criterio-igualdad-20161210002251-v.html

Titular: Los jueces aplican el criterio de igualdad europeo en los despidos de personal temporal

Headline: Judges apply the criterion of European equality in layoffs of temporary staff

 

http://www.lanzadigital.com/news/show/actualidad/la-enfermeria-deberia-ser-clave-para-prevenir-el-acoso-escolar/108431

Titular: "La enfermería debería ser clave para prevenir el acoso escolar"

Headline: "Nursing should be key to preventing bullying"

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/cordoba/Satse-denuncia-Urgencias-Reina-Sofia_0_1089191353.html

Titular: Satse denuncia la falta "crónica de personal" en Urgencias del Reina Sofía

Headline: Satse denounces the missing "staff report" in the Reina Sofia ER

 

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/2909975/0/firmado-convenio-sanidad-privada-valladolid-para-proximo-lustro-que-contempla-incrementos-salariales/

Titular: Firmado el V Convenio de la Sanidad Privada de Valladolid para el próximo lustro, que contempla incrementos salariales

Headline: The V Convention of Private Health of Valladolid is signed for the next five years, which includes wage increases

 

http://www.eldigitalcastillalamancha.es/estan-que-trinan-con-el-sescam-agreden-a-un-enfermero-y-a-un-medico-en-ciudad-231767.htm

Titular: SATSE Ciudad Real exige al Sescam medidas para evitar agresiones a los profesionales

Headline: SATSE Ciudad Real demands the Sescam measures to prevent attacks on professionals

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobaprovincia/profesionales-protestan-agresiones-sanitarios_1105998.html

Titular: Profesionales protestan por las agresiones a los sanitarios

Headline: Professionals protest against the attacks on health workers

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/provinciaSatse-denuncia-pueblos-carece-matrona_0_1090091517.html

Titular: Satse denuncia que el 97% de los pueblos carece de matrona

Headline: Satse condemns that 97% of people lacking midwife

 

http://www.gentedigital.es/sevilla/noticia/2045240/satse-gana-en-el-tsja-una-sentencia-que-reconoce-como-tiempo-de-trabajo-el-relevo-entre-turnos-de-enfermeria/

Titular: Satse gana en el TSJA una sentencia que reconoce como tiempo de trabajo el relevo entre turnos de enfermería

Headline: Satse wins in the TSJA a sentence that recognizes breaks between nursing shifts as working time

 

http://www.latribunadeciudadreal.es/Noticia/ZADE3ACC1-C147-3B89-87B00B56197CD3D1/Evitar-agresiones-sanitarias

Titular: Evitar agresiones sanitarias

Headline: Health workers attacks avoided

 

http://www.elmundo.es/madrid/2016/12/13/58504d80e5fdea18038b45dd.html

Titular: Satse denuncia que sólo hay 57 camas en las UCI pediátricas en todo Madrid

Headline: Satse denounces that there are only 57 beds in pediatric ICUs around Madrid

 

http://www.granadahoy.com/granada/firma-acuerdo-hospitales-desactiva-protestas_0_1090690988.html

Titular: La firma del acuerdo por los dos hospitales no desactiva las protestas

Headline: The signing of the agreement between the two hospitals does not quell protests

 

http://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/satse-pide-un-acuerdo-oficial-para-recuperar-el-sueldo-perdido-en-la-crisis-5498

Titular: Satse pide un acuerdo oficial para recuperar el sueldo perdido en la crisis

Headline: Satse calls for a formal agreement to recover lost wages in the crisis

 

http://www.ideal.es/jaen/linares/201612/04/satse-anuncia-colapso-hospitales-20161203203005-v.html

Titular: SATSE anuncia el 'colapso' en los hospitales en Navidad por la falta de sustituciones

Headline: SATSE announces the 'collapse' in hospitals at Christmas due to lack of substitutions

 

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/2904994/0/satse-cree-que-consejera-sanidad-gerente-sms-quieren-confundir-opinion-publica/

Titular: Satse cree que la consejera de Sanidad y el gerente del SMS "quieren confundir a la opinión pública"

Headline: SATSE believes that the Minister of Health and the manager of SMS "want to confuse public opinion"

 

http://www.elboletin.com/nacional/143061/sindicatos-ofensiva-precariedad-sanitario.html

Titular: Los sindicatos lanzan una ofensiva para paliar la precariedad del sector sanitario

Headline: Unions launch a fight against precariousness in the health sector

 

United Kingdom

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-berkshire-38270221

Headline: Broadmoor Hospital issued with CQC warning notice over staffing

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/nurse-delegation-to-hcas-covered-by-wales-staffing-law/7014115.article

Headline: Nurse supervision of HCAs ‘must be factored into staffing’ under new Wales law

 

http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/bolton/14961020.Grandad_slams____dirty____ward_at_Royal_Bolton_Hospital/

Headline: Grandad left in 'dirty' conditions as Royal Bolton Hospital staffing shortages leave nurses struggling

 

http://www.worthingherald.co.uk/news/health/nurses-threaten-to-protest-over-temp-staff-pay-1-7731489

Headline: Nurses threaten to protest over temp staff pay

 

United States

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/fight-looms-over-future-social-security-medicare

Headline: Fight looms over future of Social Security, Medicare

 

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/12/09/faux-populist-trump-wages-all-out-war-american-workers

Headline: Faux-Populist Trump Wages All-Out War on American Workers

 

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/trump-unions-war-232382

Headline: Trump launches war on unions

 

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/tom-perez-dnc-labor-232670

Headline: DNC chair fight puts labor in tough spot

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/trumps-pick-for-labor-department-wants-to-destroy-unions/

Headline: Trump pick for Labor Department wants to destroy unions

 

http://obrag.org/?p=115087

Headline: San Diego Labor Opposes Dakota Access Pipeline

 

http://dailynurse.com/administrative-hurdles-nurse-licensure-compact/

Headline: The Administrative Hurdles of the Nurse Licensure Compact

 

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article120680688.html

Headline: Delayed investigations against California nurses could pose risk to patients, audit finds

 

http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/12/13/california-auditor-blasts-state-nursing-board-for-investigation-delays/

Headline: California auditor blasts state nursing board for investigation delays

 

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