DKV rewards solidarity projects in medicine

Josep Santacreu, CEO of DKV Seguros.

Less than a week left to celebrate Seventh DKV Medicine and Solidarity Awards. In this version, Covid-19 will have a special role, in which entities, people and companies that have a relevant role during the pandemic will be recognized. The event will take place in Tuesday 23 November In the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid.

The insurance company notes that this year will be awarded to “solidarity initiatives launched or promoted in 2020 whose purpose was to help Mitigating the effects of the pandemic on the health of the population Covid-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, either by improving health processes or launching new activities.

As specified by the organization, in this competition 174 applications received for all three categories. Specifically, 77 in the Solidarity Organization Award category, 41 in the Solidarity Healthcare Professional Award and 56 in the Solidarity Initiative Digital Health Award category. Each winner will receive a donation of €10,000.

between the Confirmed attendance There is José Luis Martinez Almeida, Mayor of Madrid; Javier Vega de Siwan, President of DKV Seguros; Josep Santacreu, CEO of DKV Seguros; Salvador Trench, President of the Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine (Simvic); Ricardo Gomez Huelgas, outgoing president of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI); Florentino Pérez Raya, President of the General Council of Nursing and Thomas Cobo, President of the University Medical Organization.

Jury for the DKV Medicine and Solidarity Awards

Choosing among 174 candidates was no easy task. To determine the winners, the jury consisted of ten people: Seven professionals from the health, academic and communications sectors and three DKV executives.

On this occasion, the Jury members: Manuel Martinez Celes de Oliveira Soares, Physician and President of the Madrid Medical Association. Marta Villanueva, Director General of the Institute for Health Development and Integration (IDIS); ; José Luis Baquero, Director and Scientific Coordinator of the Spanish Patients Forum; Sarah Gasco, Secretary General of the College of Nursing in Madrid. Juan Carlos Miranda, Emergency Medicine Nurse at the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella and an influential social media professional with his account @enfermero_en_urgencias; Miguel Angel Manez, Head of the Blog “Salud con cosas” and Director of the Administration of the Toledo Hospital Complex; Miguel J Coral, Director medical diary And Pharmacist mail Josep Santacro, CEO of DKV Seguros; Francisco Juan, Director General of Health, DKV; and Miguel Garcia, Director of Communications and Business in charge of DKV.

Over 1,380 DKV Awards Nominations

These awards, which have been handed out for seven years, want to recognize the capacity for solidarity in the field of health and well-being, and in the same sense, Promote more initiatives of this type that have been developed in the social health sector.

During this time, more than 1,380 applications, 25 projects awarded, 230 thousand euros distributed In donations in recognition of the excellent solidarity work done by specialists in the Spanish social and health sector.

Some of the winners from other editions have been medical professionals such as Bonaventura Clotet or Adriadna Kaplan and entities such as Spanish Amyotrophic Sclerosis Association Amyotrophic, Collaboration and Effort Association, or Dr. García-Ibáñez Otology Foundation, Illumin Africa Foundation, or Recover Foundation.

Although it may contain statements, statements or notes from health institutions or professionals, the information in medical writing is edited and prepared by journalists. We recommend that the reader be consulted on any health-related question with a healthcare professional.

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