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Albania
Shoqata Shqiptare E Dhimbjes - Albanian Pain Association - APA
Address

Shoqata Shqiptare e Dhimbjes Bulevardi Gjergj FISHTA, Godina Prizma, P

Fax
00355 4 247474
Governance

Prof. Tritan Shehu, Prof. Engjell Mastori, Prof.Sokrat Meksi, Prof.Dine Abazi, Prof.Pellumb Karagjozi, Prof. Panajot Boga

EFIC Councillor

Apostol Vaso

Austria
Österreichische Schmerzgesellschaft - ÖSG
Address

ÖSG Sekretariat Liechtensteinstr. 46a A-1090 Wien

Phone
+43 (0)1 319437843
Fax
+43 (0)1 319437820
Email
office@oesg.at
Website
http://www.oesg.at
Governance

President: OÄ Dr. Waltraud Stromer
Vice President: Univ.-Prof. Dr.Wilhelm Eisner
Past President: Prim. Priv. Doz. Dr. Nenad Mitrovic
Secretary: Prim. Dr. Mag. Gregor Kienbacher
General Secretary: Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rudolf Likar
Treasurer: Dr. Thomas Weber
EFIC Councillor: Dr. Wolfgang Jaksch

EFIC Councillor

Dr. Wolfgang Jaksch

Belarus
Belarus Pain Society
Email
managepain.belarus@gmail.com
Governance

President: Hapanovich Siarhei
Vice President: Tsopau Dzmitry
Secretary: Krachkouskaya Valiantina

EFIC Councillor

Hapanovich Siarhei

Belgium
Belgian Pain Society vzw/asbl
Address

UZ Leuven – c/o LAC Weligerveld 1 B, Leuven

Email
info@belgianpainsociety.org
Website
http://www.belgianpainsociety.org
Governance

President: Andrè Mouraux

EFIC Councillor

Olivier De Coster

Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Address

Alekse Santica 1 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Phone
0038733203257
Email
keserivan@gmail.com
Governance

President: Ivan Keser,  MD
Vice President: Goran Cerkez, MD
Secretary: Mr Nedim Ahmetagic
Council: Zoran Karlovic, MD; Dzemal Pecar, Prof. MD; Ismet Suljevic, Prof.MD;

EFIC Councillor

Ivan Keser

Bulgaria
Governance

President: Prof. Nikolai Petrov, MD
Vice President: Ass. Prof. Atanas Temelkov; Prof. Mila Vlaskovska
Secretary: Dr. Rumiana Kostadinova

EFIC Councillor

Ralitsa Marinova

Croatia
The Croatian Pain Society
Address

University Hospital Osijek J. Huttlera 4 31000 Osijek Croatia

Phone
00385 917974306
Email
irados11@gmail.com
Website
http://www.hdlb.org/
Governance

President: Asst Prof. Ivan Rados, MD
Vice President: Prim. Mira Fingler, MD
Secretary: Ivan Omrcen
Treasurer: Hrvoje Cernohorski, MD

EFIC Councillor

Ivan Rados

Czech Republic
Czech Pain Society - SSLB
Address

Czech Pain Society Charles University, Third Faculty of Medicine, Department of Normal Pat

Phone
00420 224 923 827
Email
skozak@volny.cz
Website
https://www.sslb.cz/
Governance

President: Ass. prof. Jiøí Kozák MD., PhD
Vice President: Jan Lejcko MD. and Marek Hakl MD., PhD.
Scientific Secretary General: Ass. prof. Tomas Gabrhelik, MD. PhD
Treasurer: Ivan Vrba, MD. PhD.
Council: Ass. prof. Jiri Kozak MD., PhD., Jan Lejcko MD., Marek Hakl MD., PhD., Ass. prof. Tomas Gabrhelik, MD. PhD, Radovan Hrib MD., Natasa Popperova MD, .Dana Vondracková MD.,  Ivan Vrba, MD. PhD., Jana Hrubesova MD, Ass.prof. Jitka Fricova,MD.PhD

Council
Ass. prof. Jiri Kozak MD., PhD., Jan Lejcko MD., Marek Hakl MD., PhD., Ass. prof. Tomas Gabrhelik, MD. PhD, Radovan Hrib MD., Natasa Popperova MD, .Dana Vondracková MD., Ivan Vrba, MD. PhD., Jana Hrubesova MD, Ass.prof. Jitka Fricova,MD.PhD,
EFIC Councillor

Simon Kozák M.D.

DEF

Denmark
Danish Pain Society
Address

Dansk Smerteforum c/o BDP, Bredgade 28, DK-1260 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Website
https://www.danishpainsociety.org/
Governance

President: Nina Kvorning
Vice President: Thomas Graven-Nielsen
Secretary: Laila Bendix
Treasurer: Mette Mebus Lausten, Clinical Nurse, Master
Member at Large: Susanne Haase Hansson
Webmaster: Anne-Marie Heegaard, Associate Professor, MD, MhD

Council
Hanne Bertnes Raheim, MSc Borrik Schjodt, MSc Terje Engan, MD, DMedSci Prof. Harald Breivik Mrs. Astrid Woodhouse Mrs. Marte Skagseth Dr. Olav Magnus Fredheim Marit Leegaard Arnstein Finset Asta Myhre
EFIC Councillor

Thomas Graven-Nielsen

Estonia
Governance

President: Boris Gabovits MD – boris.gabovits@itk.ee
Secretary: Merle Paliale
Treasurer: Svetlana Ussova
Council: Mark Braschinsky, Mare Kolk, Katrin Gross-Paju, Maksim Kunevits

EFIC Councillor

Kaire Pakkonen

Finland
Finnish Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Pain Clinic, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, 20521 Turku Finland

siht@skty.org

Phone
00 358 231 31 269
Website
https://www.skty.org/in-english/
Governance

President: Maiju Marttinen, MD, PhD
Vice President: Tuula Korhonen, MD,PhD 
Secretary General: Anita Saariaho, MD, PhD
Treasurer: Marika Karppinen
Council: Anette Lemström, Jani Takatalo, Jolanda Ehrnström,  Riitta Rosio,  Hannele Korppi-Tommola

EFIC Councillor

Marion Wuestefeld

France
SFETD - Société Française d'Etude et de Traitement de la Douleur
Address

SFETD – Société Française d’Etude et de Traitement de la Douleur
c/o Hôpital de Cimiez Pavillon Mossa 4 avenue Reine Victoria 06000 Nice France

Phone
33-4-92037946 or 33-6-87443097
Email
sofradol@club-internet.fr
Website
http://www.sfetd-douleur.org/
Governance

President: MARTINEZ Valéria MD, PhD – Anesthesiology
Vice President: SERRA Eric MD, PhD – Psychiatry
Secretary: MASSELIN-DUBOIS Anne MCF, PhD – Psychology/Social Science
Joint-Secretary: D’USSEL Marguerite  MD – Pain Medicine
Treasurer: CONSTANS Karine  RN
Joint-Treasurer: SALLET Alexandre  MCF – Psychology/Social Science
Past President: AUBRUN Frédéric MD, PhD – Anesthesiology

Councillors:

AUTHIER Nicolas MD, PhD – Psychiatry / Pharmacology
GARCIA-LARREA Luis MD, PhD – Neurophysiology
LAROCHE Françoise MD, PhD – Rheumatology
LAURENT Sophie MD, PhD – Medical oncologist
MICHEL-DHAINE Céline MD – Pain Medicine
MOREAU Nathan  DDS, MSc, PhD

EFIC Councillor

Valéria Martinez

GHI

Germany
Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft e. V.
Address

Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft e. V.
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Alt-Moabit 101 b 10559 Berlin Germanye

Phone
+49 30 39409689-0
Email
info@dgss.org
Website
http://www.dgss.org/
Governance

President: Winfried Meissner
President-elect: Claudia Sommer Prof. Dr. med.
Vice President: Prof. Dr. Dipl.-Psych. Michael Hüppe
Secretary General: Winfried Meißner Apl. Prof. Dr. med.
Treasurer: Hans-Raimund Casser Prof. Dr. med.
Vocal: Dr. Nadja Nestler
Council: Azad Shahnaz Christina, Baron Ralf, Häuser Winfried, Koppert Wolfgang, Meissner Winfried, Nilges Paul, Pfingsten Michael, Pogatzki-Zahn Esther, Rolf-Detlef Treede, Willweber-Strumpf Ann

EFIC Councillor

Winfried Meissner

Greece
Hellenic Society of Algology
Address

4-6 Makrinitsas,11522 Athens, Greece

Phone
+30 210 642 1700 or +30 210 644 4174
Fax
+30-210-642 1700 or +30 210 644 8686
Email
info@algologia.gr
Website
http://www.algologia.org
Governance

President: Chrona Eleni
Vice President: Kolotoura Athina
G.Secretary: Tsirogianni Aikaterini
Treasurer: Arnaoutoglou Elena
Members: Ketikidou Eugenia, Nyktari Vasilia, Poulopoulou Sofia

EFIC Councillor

Vagdatli Kiriaki

Hungary
Hungarian Pain Society
Address

Budapest, Köves út 1. HUNGARY, H-1204

Email
erika-budai@freemail.hu
Website
http://www.fajdalom-tarsasag.hu
Governance

President: Dr. Budai Erika
President-elect: Dr. Almási Róbert Gyula
Past President: Dr. Szok Délia
Secretary: Dr. Puskár Zita
Treasurer: Dr. Fábián Mária
Council:

Dr. Császár-Nagy Noémi

Dr. Fazekas Gábor

Dr. Helyes Zsuzsanna

Dr. Tajti János

EFIC Councillor

Dr. Vécsei László

Ireland
Irish Pain Society
Address

c/o College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland 22, Denzille Lane Dublin 2, Ireland

Phone
353-1-2650602
Fax
353-1-2650699
Email
info@irishpainsociety.ie
Website
https://irishpainsociety.ie/
Governance

President: Dr. Michelle Roche
Immediate Past President: Dr Therese O’Connor
Honorary Secretary: Mr Patrick Finan
Honorary Treasurer: Dr. Tadhg Lynch

 

 

 

 

Council
Dr Michelle Roche Dr Therese O'Connor Dr Tagh Lynch Dr Patrick Finan Anna Marie Kiernan Prof David Finn Dr Siobhan Mahony Dr John Browne Mary Patricia Molyneaux Alex Kelly Dr Camillus Power Dr Cormac Mullins Dr Olga Baron Prof Kieran O'Sullivan Dr Joanne O'Brien Dr Brian McGuire
EFIC Councillor

David Finn

Israel
National chapter of Israel
Address

Sourasky Medical Center 6 Weizmann Street Tel Aviv 84516 ISRAEL

Phone
97236974477
Fax
97236974583
Email
paincenter@tasmc.health.gov.il
Website
https://ipa.mednet.co.il
Governance

President: Haggai Sharon MD PhD
Past President: Prof Elyad Davidson
General Secretary: Uri Hochberg MD
Treasurer: Roi Treister, PhD
Council: Roee Sheinfeld MD, Albina Rotshtein MD, Maayan Ben Sasson MD, Tal Harel MD

EFIC Councillor

Haggai Sharon MD PhD

Italy
Governance

President: Gabriele Finco
President-Elect: Diego M.M. Fornasari
Vicepresident: Stefano Tamburin
Past President: Maria Caterina Pace
Secretary: Vittorio Schweiger
Treasurer: M. Beatrice Passavanti
Councillors:
Nicola Luxardo
Antonella Paladini
Massimo Parolini
Enrico Polati
Filomena Puntillo

EFIC Councillor

Caterina Aurilio

JKL

Kosovo
Professional Health Association-Pain Section Kosovo - PHA-PS
Address

Professional Health Association-Pain Section Kosovo – PHA-PS
Bazhdarana II Kulla IV/602, 20000 Prizren

Phone
337 44 217 875
Email
info@pha-ks.com
Website
http://www.pha-ks.com
Governance

President: Dr. Adem J. Bytyqi
Vice President: Fadil Kryeziu, MD
Secretary: Agron Bytyqi, Nurse, Pain research
Treasurer: Bashkim Sylaj, Nurse

EFIC Councillor

Adem J. Bytyqi

Latvia
Latvian Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Riga Stradins University hospital, Dept. of Neurology Pilsonu Str. 13, House No. 15/20.b R

Phone
+371 670 69547
Fax
+371 670 69547
Website
http://www.sapes.lv
Governance

President: Michail Aron
Vice President: Indulis Vanags, Prof. Dr., habil. med.
Secretary: Guntis Illkens
Treasurer: Dr. Daina Jegere, MD
Council: Vilnis Sosars, MD; Juris Berzins, Prof. Dr. habil. med, Ilze Supe, MD; Viktors Vestermanis, MD; Valentina Berga, MD; Ingrida Tambora, Dr. med., Daina Kurme, Dr. med., Sandra Vestermane, MD

EFIC Councillor

Michail Aron

Lithuania
Lithuanian Pain Society - Lietuvos Skausmo Draugija
Address

Department of Neurology, Kaunas Medical University Mickeviciaus 9 Kaunas LT 44307

Phone
370-37-333514
Email
skausmo@medicina.lt
Website
https://skausmomedicina.lt/
Governance

President: Arunas Sciupokas, MD, PhD
Vice President: Kestutis Petrikonis
Secretary: Janina Buterleviciute
Treasurer: Margarita Pileckyte

EFIC Councillor

Arunas Sciupokas

MNO

Moldova
National chapter of Moldova
Address

Bulgara 35 str., of. 11,
Chisinau, MD-2001
Moldova, Republic of

 

 

Phone
+373 795 794 74
Email
mssmp.md@gmail.com
Website
http://nopainmoldova.org
Governance

President: Iana Burmistr

Secretary: Voleac INA

Treasurer: Manastirschi Stanislav

SMM Manager: Nerpii Alina

Board Member: Fediuc Rodica, Stefantov Natalia, Ribac Nicu, Varban Valentina

EFIC Councillor

Iana Burmistr

Norway
Norsk Smerteforening
Address

Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet Dept. of Pain Management Pb4950 Nydalen N-0424 Oslo

Phone
+ (47) 90029432
Fax
+47 23073690
Email
post@norsksmerteforening.no
Website
https://www.norsksmerteforening.no/
Governance

President: Audun Stubhaug
Past President: Astrid Woodhouse
Treasurer: Tone Marte Ljoså
Council: Svein Bergvik, Helena Blom, Randi Brendbekken, Felix Heckel, Tormod Landmark, Pascal Løhr, Lars-Jørgen Rygh, Olöf Anna Steingrimsdottir, Beate Tegnander

EFIC Councillor

Audun Stubhaug

PQR

Poland
Polish Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Polskie Towarzystwo Badania Bólu – Polish Association for the Study of Pain
Dept. Of Pain Research and Therapy Jagiellonian University

Phone
48603610350
Email
mkocotkepska@gmail.com
Website
http://www.ptbb.pl/
Governance

President: Dr Magdalena Kocot-Kepska, MD, PhD
Vice President: Prof. Jerzy Wordliczek, MD, PhD
Secretary: Prof. Jarosław Woroń, MD, PhD
Treasurer: Krystyna Boczar, MD
Board members: Prof. Barbara Przewlocka, MD, PhD; Prof. Małgorzata Malec-Milewska, MD, PhD, Prof. Andrzej Kübler, MD, Phd

EFIC Councillor

Andrzej Basinski

Portugal
Associacao Portuguesa para o Estudo da Dor - APED
Address

Departamento de Biologia Experimental Faculty of Medicine of Porto Alameda Professor Hernäni Monteiro 4200-319 Porto

Phone
+351 217 160 501 / +351 961 706 616
Email
secretariado@aped-org.pt
Website
http://www.aped-dor.org
Governance

President: Filipe Antunes
Vice President: Fernando Pimentel dos Santos, Graça Mesquita
Secretary: Rita Moutinho
Treasurer: Célia Cruz
Vowels: Carina Raposo, Rute Sampaio
Audit Committee: Armanda Gomes, Ana Zão, Raquel Coelho dos Santos
EFIC Counselor: Ana Pedro

EFIC Councillor

Ana Pedro

Romania
Asociatia Roman Pentru Studiul Durerii - ARSD - Romanian Association For The Study of Pain - RASP
Address

Spitalul Universitar de Urgenta, Clinica ATI
Splaiul Independentei 169, Sector 5
Bucharest 050098, Romania

Phone
0040213186459 and 0040722567936
Fax
40-21-318-05-06
Email
arsd_rasp@yahoo.com
Website
http://www.arsd.ro
Governance

President of honor: Dr. Lucian Sandu, MD, PhD

President: Virgil Dinca, MD, PhD
Vice President: Raluca Petre, MD

Past President: Prof. Monica Cirstoiu, MD, PhD
Secretary: Adrian-loan Lungu, MD
Treasurer: Ramona Jemna, MD

Censor: Daniela Vranceanu, MD

Board Members:

Gabriel Iacob, MD, PhD

Daniela Ionescu, MD, PhD

Stefan Neagu, MD, PhD

Sorin Oprescu, MD, PhD

 

 

Council
Daniela Vranceanu, MD, PhD and Anca Pascal, MD
EFIC Councillor

Adriana Sarah Nica

Russia
Russian Association for the Study of Pain
Address

Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Baltiyskaya str. 8 125315 Moscow

Phone
0079036861815
Email
roibmail@gmail.com
Website
https://painrussia.ru/
Governance

President: Nickolay N. Yakhno
General Secretary: Mikhail L. Kukushkin
Head of Educational Committee: Oleg S. Davidov

EFIC Councillor

Maxim V. Churyukanov

STU

San Marino
National chapter of San Marino
Address

President
Daniele Battelli, MD, EDPM
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Vice-President:
Vitalba Vitale, MD
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Secretary:
Francesco Del Corso, MD
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Treasurer:
Lucia Guidi, Psychoterapist
Private Practictioner
Councillors:

Nicolino Monachese,MD
Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Elisabetta Ercolani, Nurse
Day-Surgery Unit
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Alberto Gasperoni, Nurse
Operating Room Unit and Vascular Access Team
Ospedale di Stato della Repubblica di San Marino

Marco Protti, Nurse
Operating Room Unit and Vascular Access Team

Website
http://www.assd.sm
EFIC Councillor

Barbara Brancaleoni

Serbia
The Serbian Association of Pain Research and Treatment - SAPRT
Address

Djordja Niksica, 30 21000 NOVI SAD

Phone
+382648059447
Fax
+381216624153
Website
http://uitbs.org.rs/
EFIC Councillor

Snezana T. Todorovic

Slovakia
SSSLB - Slovak Society for Study and Treatment of Pain
Address

Department of Algesiology
F.D. Roosvelt Univ. Hospital
Nam.Svobodu 1
Banska Bystrica 975 17
Slovakia

Website
http://www.pain.sk/
Governance

President: Miroslav Ferencik, MD,MBA
Past President: Marta Kulichova, MD, PhD
Secretary: Eva Salamonova, MD
Council: Brodani Dušan, MD, PhD, Geistova Tatiana, MD, Jakubikova Hedviga, MD, PhD, Doc. Martuliak Igor, MD, PhD, Ogurcakova Daniela, MD, Sujanova Alena, MD, Snopkova Jana.

EFIC Councillor

Miroslav Ferencik

Slovenia
Slovenian Association for Pain Management
Address

SZZB, Ljubljanska ulica 5, 2000 Maribor UKC NVIARIBOR

Website
https://www.szzb.si/
Governance

Bozena Jerković- Parać MD, EDPM- PresidentBarbara Kosmina – Štefančič MD Vice PresidentNeli Vinter, MDAna Pekle, MDNikolina Rijavec, MDGorazd Pozlep dr.medMartin Rakusa, MDMarjan Zaletel, MDZala Kuret, MDJan Petrinja, MDNenad Živković, MD

EFIC Councillor

Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc

Spain
Sociedad Espanola Del Dolor - Spanish pain Society
Phone
+34 91 788 26 10
Fax
Fax: +34 91 788 26 10
Website
http://www.sedolor.es/
Governance

President: María de Madariaga
Secretary: María Ángeles Canós Verdecho
Treasurer:  Enrique Ortega Ladrón de Cegama

Sweden
Swedish Pain Society
Address

Department of Dental Medicine | Karolinska Institutet Box 4064, SE141 04 Huddinge | Alfred Nobels allé 8

Phone
+468-524 882 36
Website
https://swedishpainsociety.com
Governance

President: Anna Bjarnegård, RPT, MSc
Vice President: Malin Lindbäck, Psych
Scientific secretary: Elisabet Persson, ROT, PhD
Secretary: Carina Carlsson, RN
Treasurer: Rolf Karlsten, MD, PhD
Council: Mustapha Habta MD PhD, Britt Hedenberg DDS PhD

EFIC Councillor

Anna Bjarnegård

Switzerland
Swiss Pain Society (SPS)
Address

Chapter Mailing Address:
Anne Ayingol
SPS Swiss Pain Society

Sekretariat
c/o POMCANYS Marketing AG
Aargauerstrasse 250
8048 Zurich
Switzerland

 

Phone
+41444961016
Fax
+41444961011
Website
https://swisspainsociety.ch/en/
Governance

President: Marc Suter
Past President: Konrad Maurer
President Elect: Petra Schweinhardt
Treasurer: Andreas Gantenbein
Actuary: Nicolas Mariotti
Assessors: Chantal Berna Renella, Andrea Berendes, Ben Brönnimann, Maximilien Jung, Monika Maag, Emanuelle Opsommer

 

EFIC Councillor

Chantal Berna Renella

The Netherlands
Pijn Alliantie In Nederland (PA!N)
Address

Caro van Eycklaan 47, 7207 GE Zutphen

Phone
+31 6 385 97 299
Email
info@pijnalliantieinnederland.nl
Website
https://pijnalliantieinnederland.nl/
Governance

President: Prof dr. Monique AH Steegers
Vice President and EFIC Councillor: Prof. A. André P. Wolff
Past President: Kris Vissers and Michiel Reneman
Office Support and Webmaster: Esther van der Tak
Treasurer: Brechtus Engelsma
Webmaster: Berry van Bruchem
Council: Monique Steegers, Andre Wolff, Rita Schiphorst Preuper, Esther van der Tak, Louk de Both

EFIC Councillor

Andre Wolff

Turkey
Turkish Society of Algology
Address

Istanbul Agri Merkezi Camlik Cad., No.: 31, 3. Levent Istanbul, Turkey

Fax
90-212-631-0541
Email
info@algoloji.org.tr
Website
http://www.algoloji.org.tr/
Governance

President: Gül Köknel Talu, MD, FIPP
Secretary: Gul K. Talu, MD
Treasurer: Meltem Uyar, MD

EFIC Councillor

Gül Köknel Talu

Ukraine
Governance

President: Prof. Igor Romanenko, MD, PhD
President-elect: Prof. Yuriy Kobelyatsky, MD, PhD
Secretary: Volodymyr Romanenko, MD
Treasurer: Ivan Lesnoy, MD, PhD
Council: Prof. Georgiy Voytenko, Prof. Vladimir Ezhov, Prof. Nikolay Kvasnitskiy, Prof. Sergey Maksimenko, Prof. Vitaliy Mamchur, Prof. Nikolay Sapon, Prof. Larisa Sokolova

EFIC Councillor

Volodymyr Romanenko

United Kingdom
The British Pain Society
Address

Third Floor
Churchill House
35 Red Lion Square
London WC1R 4SG

Phone
00 44 207 269 7840
Fax
00 44 207 831 0859
Email
info@britishpainsociety.org
Website
http://www.britishpainsociety.org/
Governance

President: Prof. Roger Knaggs
Vice President: Dr Catherine Price, Dr Ashish Gulve, Dr Rajesh Munglani
Honorary Secretary: Dr Neil Collighan
Honorary Treasurer: Dr Tacson Fernandez

EFIC Councillor

Roger Knaggs

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