15 May VILLA-REYES CONTINUES ITS COMMITMENT TO INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Information extracted from the news published in the website of the San Joan de Deu hospital: ( link )
Villa-Reyes has been collaborating for the last 10 years with the Cuida’m program promoted by the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona in order to ensure that the lack of resources does not constitute an impediment for families in developing countries who live with despair to have a child With a serious illness , curable and that nevertheless can not take the treatment.Cuida’m offers them the possibility of treating them in the Barcelona hospital to return them to their countries healthy or with a much improved health. Through the donations, the program can take care of the expenses derived from each case, about 20 on average every year.
Villa Reyes SL is one of the companies that form part of the donor committee of Cuida’m. Its commitment to the health of children in developing countries is reflected in the long journey that has been carrying out economic collaboration with this program. He has not only financed cases in Barcelona, but also made possible two of the three missions that the cardiology and cardiac surgery team of the hospital has made to Peru .
PROJECT IN SIERRA LEONE
This year, and within its deeply rooted Corporate Social Responsibility policies, it joins the twinning project with the Saint John of God Hospital in Mabesseneh, Sierra Leone . Thanks to its donation, it will allow hospital professionals, pediatricians or obstetricians, to move to the African center to develop their professional work there, as well as to help in training the local staff. For more than 11 years, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital Barcelona has been twinned with Sierra Leone Hospital. During this time there have been many supports that have been received to improve the facilities of the center and contribute to the training of all the professionals who work there.
In the image: Ezequiel Pérez, administrator of Villa Reyes SL, along with the Brothers of San Juan de Dios, Fernando Aguiló and Michael M. Koroma, the latter manager of the Sierra Leonean hospital