Wednesday March 18th, 2009

Intercultural Mediation is Key to Providing Care for Immigrant Mothers

A study has been carried out on the perception of immigrant mothers regarding health care received during pregnancy and delivery. The data show that there are differences in opinions and expectations regarding the health care system depending on sociocultural origins. It is therefore necessary to take steps to achieve a closer relationship with foreign mothers, such as potentiating the role of mediators, training health care professionals and printing information leaflets.

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Tuesday March 17th, 2009

CRESIB Collaborates with the National Library on an Exhibition Examining the Fight Against Malaria

Exposició MALÀRIA
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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Science, Technology and IDIBAPS at Saló de l’Ensenyament 2009

Virtual Olympics al Salo de l'Ensenyament
This year’s edition of Saló de l’Ensenyament is being held from 18 to 22 March. This fair is already a classic event for those who have not yet decided what to study in the future or who want to broaden their education. The fair provides the most complete range of resources for taking decisions, with representatives from many areas of teaching, such as secondary education, vocational training, university studies, complementary studies, languages, occupational training and education services.

Of note is the creation of the Science and Technology Zone, which opens a door onto the work of universities, research centers, businesses, technological associations, etc. The aim of this area is to provide a close-up view of the results of scientific research and technological innovation. IDIBAPS is present at the EventLab stand, where you will find representatives of the Systems Neuroscience team led by María V. Sánchez-Vives.

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Monday March 16th, 2009

Hospital Clínic Is Invited to Take Part on a Regular Basis in the Quiral Opinion Discussions

L'Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, als col·loquis QuiralHospital 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.

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Friday March 13th, 2009

Primary Care Condemns Murder of Doctor in Murcia

Un moment de l'aturadaPrimary care personnel of CAPSE and GesClínic held a rally today at 12:00 in front of the Les Corts Primary Care Center to second a stoppage of 5 minutes in condemnation of the shooting to death of María Eugenia Moreno, a resident in family medicine in a health care center in Murcia. Hospital Clínic de Barcelona shared her family’s pain.

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Thursday March 12th, 2009

Clínic travels to Japan through Trendy

El Clínic viatja a Japó via Trendy

2008 ended with heartening news that had gone far beyond national and European borders: Spanish researchers begin clinical trials of a vaccine to prevent aids. The image shows the article in the Japanese journal, Trendy, as a result of this tremendous milestone that has been achieved by researchers from the CSIC, Gregorio Marañon Hospital, Madrid and Hospital Clínic, Barcelona.

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