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Saturday, 1 October, 2005
Thank you for a wonderful visit. Your facilities are superb. In this short visit, I was able to see the high standard of care provided by your team.
Friday, 1 July, 2005
Thank you for your hospitality and explanations. Congratulations for all the work you do. Please keep in mind everything that we can help you with at the Síndic de Gruges (Catalan Ombudsman) in terms of defending the rights of individuals. Kind regards.
Friday, 31 December, 2004
First in Spain to incorporate the LOKOMATgait rehabilitation system . First call for medical fellowships in Spain to obtain the Expert diploma in neurorehabilitation. Joint Commission International Accreditation obtained.
Friday, 31 December, 2004
There are times when doing the things that a President must do is impressive, gratifying and shocking all at the same time. This is one such occasion. The Institut Guttmann is an achievement which suggests humanity can be improved, that there is room for improvement. Thank you!
Tuesday, 30 November, 2004
I am very grateful to the Institut Guttmann for the great work you carry out with people with disabilities and for the opportunity given to FC BARCELONA to be closer to the problems that concern our people and to help promote sports for people with disabilities, particularly wheelchair basketball, through the agreement we have signed today. With all my appreciation and admiration,
Sunday, 31 October, 2004
It was a great pleasure and an honour to be invited to visit Institut Guttmann, to meet such great people in terms of both their scientific knowledge and humanity, and to give a lecture. The Institute is an impressive example of what research and care should be like. I congratulate the director, the doctors and the rehabilitation staff for their achievements and service. I wish the Institute all...
Sunday, 31 October, 2004
Congratulations on such an impressive facility, which is among the best rehabilitation centres I know, both for its clinical work and research plan. The Guttmann centre is, without a doubt, at the forefront of rehabilitation centres worldwide. The results of your work, hopefully, will be presented at conferences and symposia and published in scientific journals, for the benefit of the entire...
Tuesday, 1 June, 2004
With thanks to the Institut Guttmann team, who have given me the opportunity to see, first-hand, a shocking but all too unknown reality. Many congratulations for your personal involvement in bringing science and humanity into so many daily tragedies. With the hope that, one day, we will be like the countries “further north”, where they say the people are “clean, noble, cultured, rich, free, alert...
Tuesday, 1 June, 2004
To the friends of Fundación Guttmann. A fond memory of this visit with my appreciation and support for all those who make it possible. Long live life!
Thursday, 1 April, 2004
With sincere thanks to the Institut Guttmann, for all your work throughout an already long history, for your realistic hopes, for saving people from despair. On my visit today, on 7 April, International Health Day, devoted to the modern epidemic of road accidents. Having visited the magnificent facilities, I have reaffirmed my conviction that cars are a symbol of freedom and well-being, but that...