On the occasion of Colon and Rectal Cancer (CRC) Prevention Day, held on 31 March throughout Spain, Hospital del Mar and Hospital Clínic de Barcelona jointly organized the Conference on Prevention of CRC in Catalonia, which took place at Hospital Clínic on the same day, with the presence of different people from many scientific, political and social organizations.
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Dr. Elias Campo, director of the Center for Biomedical Diagnosis (CDB) of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona was invited today, 26 March, to the “Encuentros Digitales” chat section of Diario Médico, an open participation space, where he answered the questions posed by the online users of this specialist publication. You can access the transcription of the chat via the following link: Diario Médico.
Dr. Raimón Belenes, Director of Hospital Clínic, was a guest on “Los Cafés de Redacción” of the online specialist newspaper “Redacción Médica” on 16 March, where he talked about the current state of the hospital and gave his view of the hottest topics in health care management in Catalonia and Spain.
The MALARIA exhibition was inaugurated in Madrid on 17 March. This is a chronological journey that illustrates the intense fight that has been waged against malaria throughout history and in which Spain plays a leading role. The exhibition is on display at the Sala Recoletos of the National Library until 7 June.
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Hospital Clínic will take part on a regular basis (every 3 months) in these discussions, organized by the Vila Casas Foundation, to debate medicine and health matters which, according to the Quiral report, are of most interest to the press in our country. The representative of Hospital Clínic in these events will be Dr. Antoni Trilla, Director of Quality and Safety of Patient Care, who has already taken part in the debate, held in January, on joint payment as an instrument for funding the health care system. The conclusions and opinions of the participants in these discussions (specialist journalists, health care agents and managers, the Vila Casas Foundation and the UPC Observatory on Science Communication) will be published shortly in the Cuaderno de Opinión Quiral. Medicina, Comunicación y Sociedad.
A cooperation agreement between Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, through the Transplant Services Foundation (TSF), and the Euro Tissue Bank Foundation (the largest tissue bank in Europe) that was signed on 4 March will allow the Catalan center to collaborate on different research projects and send human skin to the Netherlands, where the tissue bank is located. The skin tissue will be used to treat people suffering from severe burns who cannot undergo an autograft.