Yesterday, Monday 18th September, took place the inauguration ceremony of the new teaching course 2017-2018 for the Instiitut Guttmann University Masters. The ceremony was with the presence of a part of the students enrolled and it was attended by Dr. Manel Armengol, delegate of the UAB dean for Relations with Health Institutions and also member of the Joint Committee of our University Institute.
After six intense days, on Friday, 8th September, closed the first edition of the Spinal Camp H2O, an international campus for water activities co-organized by the Institut Guttmann and the Sunnaas Hospital (Norway) that took place in the localities of Barcelona, Torredembarra and Badalona.
El Camp Spinal H2O tindrà lloc del 3 al 9 de setembre del 2017 a Barcelona, Torredembarra i Badalona, amb l’objectiu de propiciar que un grup de joves amb lesió medul·lar compateixin experiències a través de la pràctica de l’esport i alhora afavorir la millora de la seva independència i autonomia funcional.
The Institut Guttmann and the Minority Neuromuscular Disease Unit of the Department of Neurosciences of the Germans Trias Hospital have initiated a comprehensive care program for people with neuromuscular diseases.
The Institut Guttmann has participated in the 6th International Congress of Aquatic Activities, an annual event, which brings together experts from the area of aquatic education, special physical conditioning and aquatic therapy. It is organized by the Miguel Hernández University of Elche with the support of the Iberoamerican Association of Aquatic Education, Special education and Hydrotherapy. In this edition the congress took place in Elche on 30 June and 1-2 July 2017.
On Friday the first work visit was done in the works of the new project "Guttmann - La Sagrera", which is already a reality. A working group formed by the management team and professionals from different areas could know the current situation of the project closely, in order to begin working together to promote the inauguration of the new building prepared to provide the best service for people to which it will dedicate his activity.
Eurecat has awarded the Research and Innovation Office of the Institut Guttmann in the category of Innovative Research Center "for its constant effort to incorporate the new technologies in the service of the processes of rehabilitation and the advancement of neuroscience and the great impact Social achievement ". Dr. Josep M. Tormos, research coordinator, attended the ceremony that took place on June 21 at CosmoCaixa in Barcelona, within the framework of the Future Industry Congress.
The CIMA Foundation (International Center for Ancient Music by its Catalan acronym) was held on May 29 a concert of early music in the hospital. The performers, two musicians refugees from Syria, the singer and lutenist Waed Bouhassoun and the flutist (ney) Moslem Rahal, offered two small recitals in the area of functional rehabilitation, in order to introduce music in neurorehabilitation activity of patients.
This initiative is part of the Orpheus’ Dream . Ways of Memory and Intercultural Dialogue" in honor of the Syrian people and in collaboration with the City Council.