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special interest

A UK term for a focused interest and expertise in a medically qualified doctor in addition to his or her specialty, as would be an anaesthetist with a special interest in pulmonary hypertension. Special interests may be developed by the doctor even in absence of a recognised sub-specialty.
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Special interest will be taken in election day, on October 23, to ensure appropriate conditions for an effective participation of women in the organisation of the vote, also said the head of observation mission.

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