The ABC Salud Awards are set to be presented on Thursday, November 23rd at the Casa de ABC. This year’s recipients include a microbiologist, Francis J. Mojica, who has been instrumental in the development of genetic editing that is transforming medicine. Additionally, there have been significant advancements in mental health, fetal surgery, and data management and clinical history of patients.
The jury for this year’s awards was exceptional and chaired by former Minister of Health Ana Pastor. The jurors included the director of the National Transplant Organization (ONT), the director of the Carlos III Health Institute, the president of the General Council of Official Medical Associations, and many other professionals from the healthcare sector.
The 2023 winners include a range of projects and initiatives that have made a significant impact on healthcare. These include the work of a microbiologist who has revolutionized medicine with his research on genetic editing, a new fast-acting antidepressant developed by pharmaceutical company Janssen, a clinical history project in private healthcare that has improved patient outcomes, a pediatric transplantation project that has saved countless lives, a mental health awareness campaign that has raised awareness about important issues related to mental health, a hospital in Seville that helps babies with malformations, an oncological hyper-early diagnosis and prevention unit that has improved cancer treatment outcomes for patients, and a foundation dedicated to improving the health conditions of vulnerable populations.