Last Thursday, the Institut Guttmann and the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital held at the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) the minority illness day that is jointly organized each year on the occasion of World Day. On this occasion the meeting was under the title 'Multidisciplinary approach to minority diseases', offering a dialogue between different specialties and a global approach to the treatment of this type of diseases. The last part of the day has been dedicated to updating the current research lines.
This year the "Zurich Marathon of Barcelona 2020" will carry out a large fundraising campaign through micro-donations on the migranodearena.org platform, in which runners can create their challenge supporting the cause with which they feel committed. There are already 61 solidarity challenges that raise funds for various causes in the fundraising campaign Zurich Barcelona Marató 2020.
One of the challenges has been created by the Institut Guttmann and is linked to the new social research project PARTICIPA.
As every year, the Christmas holidays have come to the neurorehabilitation hospital with excitement. A group of professionals set up as a choral group offered a repertoire of Christmas carols to patients and relatives, getting everyone encouraged to sing and have a good time, thus opening the celebrations of this holiday.
The Minister of Health of the Government of Andorra, Mr. Martínez Benazet, has come to the hospital accompanied by Dr. Josep M. Piqué, director of the Andorran health care service, Dr. Marcel Prats, care director, and Ms. Helena Mas, Secretary of State for Health.
The Institut Guttmann through the Guttmann Talks initiative has initiated a new line of action with companies that are sensitive to diversity, with the aim of improving their environments, their service and, in general, social awareness towards people with disabilities.
On October 30, Palau Macaya de Barcelona hosted a new edition of the Technical Symposia of the Institut Guttmann, which talked about technological development to optimize the benefit of neurorehabilitation through more intensive, more efficient interventions, more Personalized and with a higher level of evidence.
The act started with the institutional welcome by Dr. Montserrat Bernabeu, assistant director of the Institut Guttmann, and by Mr. Àngel Font, Corporate Director of Research and Strategy of the "la Caixa" Foundation.
For the second year in a row, the new Guttmann Barcelona building, in the La Sagrera neighborhood, has joined the 48h Open House Barcelona initiative, an architecture festival in which different spaces and emblematic buildings in Barcelona open its doors.
For the second year, the Institut Guttmann Foundation joins the 48h Open House Barcelona initiative, an architecture festival in which different spaces and emblematic buildings in Barcelona open its doors.
The new Guttmann Barcelona building, in La Sagrera neighborhood, is considered of architectural interest and will be open to guided tours this Sunday, October 27th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Institut Guttmann has hosted today a very special event that has had the participation of the NBA player and world champion Ricky Rubio, and in which the BUC Rugby Wheelchair team has received one of the ColaCao and the Higher Sports Council scholarships